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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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EAL11-1A responds to and composes increasingly complex texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure EAL12-1B communicates information, ideas and opinions in a range of familiar and unfamiliar personal, social and academic contexts
EAL11-1B communicates information, ideas and opinions in familiar personal, social and academic contexts EAL12-1B communicates information, ideas and opinions in a range of familiar and unfamiliar personal, social and academic contexts
EAL11-2 uses and evaluates processes, skills and knowledge necessary for responding to and composing a wide range of texts in different media and technologies EAL12-2 uses, evaluates and justifies processes, skills and knowledge necessary for responding to and composing a wide range of texts in different media and technologies

* The modes of speaking and listening are integral to the development of students’ language skills for students who are developing in their acquisition of the English language. For some students with disability, teachers will need to consider relevant and appropriate adjustments to speaking, listening and communication experiences within the context of the English EAL/D 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
Year 11 course outcomes
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Year 12 course outcomes
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EAL11-3 identifies, selects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, and analyses their effects on meaning EAL12-3 identifies, selects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, and analyses and evaluates their effects on meaning
EAL11-4 applies knowledge, skills and understanding of literary devices, language concepts and mechanics into new and different contexts EAL12-4 applies and adapts knowledge, skills and understanding of literary devices, language concepts and mechanics into 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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EAL11-5 thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically to respond to and represent complex ideas, information and arguments in a wide range of texts EAL12-5 thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically to respond to, represent and evaluate complex ideas, information and arguments in a wide range of texts
EAL11-6 investigates and explains the relationships between texts EAL12-6 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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EAL11-7 understands and assesses the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds EAL12-7 integrates understanding of the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds
EAL11-8 identifies, explains and reflects on cultural references and perspectives in texts and examines their effects on meaning EAL12-8 analyses and evaluates cultural references and perspectives in texts and examines 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
Year 11 course outcomes
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Year 12 course outcomes
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EAL11-9 reflects on, assesses and monitors own learning and develops individual and collaborative processes to become an independent learner EAL12-9 reflects on, assesses and monitors own learning and refines individual and collaborative processes as an independent learner