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NSW Syllabuses

Outcomes

Table of objectives and outcomes - Continuum of Learning

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Objective A
Through responding to and composing a wide range of texts and through the close study of texts, students will develop knowledge, understanding and skills in order to:
  • communicate through speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing and representing *
Year 11 course outcomes
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Year 12 course outcomes
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EA11-1 responds to, composes and evaluates complex texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure EA12-1 independently responds to, composes and evaluates a range of complex texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure
EA11-2 uses and evaluates processes, skills and knowledge required to effectively respond to and compose texts in different modes, media and technologies EA12-2 uses, evaluates and justifies processes, skills and knowledge required to effectively respond to and compose texts in different modes, media and technologies

* Some students with special education needs communicate through a variety of verbal or nonverbal communication systems or techniques. It is important to take account of the individual communication strategies used by these students within the context of the English Advanced Stage 6 Syllabus.

Objective B
Through responding to and composing a wide range of texts and through the close study of texts, students will develop knowledge, understanding and skills in order to:
  • use language to shape and make meaning according to purpose, audience and context
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Year 12 course outcomes
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EA11-3 analyses and uses language forms, features and structures of texts considering appropriateness for specific purposes, audiences and contexts and evaluates their effects on meaning EA12-3 critically analyses and uses language forms, features and structures of texts justifying appropriateness for specific purposes, audiences and contexts and evaluates their effects on meaning
EA11-4 strategically uses knowledge, skills and understanding of language concepts and literary devices in new and different contexts EA12-4 strategically adapts and applies knowledge, skills and understanding of language concepts and literary devices in new and different contexts

 

Objective C
Through responding to and composing a wide range of texts and through the close study of texts, students will develop knowledge, understanding and skills in order to:
  • think in ways that are imaginative, creative, interpretive and critical
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Year 12 course outcomes
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EA11-5 thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically to respond to, evaluate and compose texts that synthesise complex information, ideas and arguments EA12-5 thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively, critically and discerningly to respond to, evaluate and compose texts that synthesise complex information, ideas and arguments
EA11-6 investigates and evaluates the relationships between texts EA12-6 investigates and evaluates the relationships between texts

 

Objective D
Through responding to and composing a wide range of texts and through the close study of texts, students will develop knowledge, understanding and skills in order to:
  • express themselves and their relationships with others and their world
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Year 12 course outcomes
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EA11-7 evaluates the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds and recognises how they are valued EA12-7 evaluates the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds and recognises how they are valued
EA11-8 explains and evaluates cultural assumptions and values in texts and their effects on meaning EA12-8 explains and evaluates nuanced cultural assumptions and values in texts and their effects on meaning

 

Objective E
Through responding to and composing a wide range of texts and through the close study of texts, students will develop knowledge, understanding and skills in order to:
  • learn and reflect on their learning through their study of English
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Year 12 course outcomes
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EA11-9 reflects on, evaluates and monitors own learning and adjusts individual and collaborative processes to develop as an independent learner EA12-9 reflects on, evaluates and monitors own learning and refines individual and collaborative processes as an independent learner