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NSW Syllabuses

English Life Skills Stage 6 - Life Skills - Objective A Outcome 3


A student:

  • ENLS6-3

    comprehends and responds to a range of texts in familiar and unfamiliar contexts

Related Stage 6 outcomes ES11-1 , ES12-1, EN11-1 , EN12-1


  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • read short or extended literary texts for pleasure or educational purposes
  • compose personal responses to texts psc
  • engage with a broadening range of texts with unfamiliar structures and language
  • recognise that texts can present different perspectives dd
  • interpret and respond to different opinions presented in and about texts dd
  • explore academic and workplace texts for different purposes we
  • read and respond to a range of personal, imaginative and informative texts taken from literature and other sources, for example autobiographies, travel guides, novels
  • identify the purposes of a range of texts
  • recognise language features of everyday and workplace texts, for example colloquial and informal language, visual and graphic elements cc
  • recognise how everyday and workplace texts are accessible to a range of cultures, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and people with Asian heritage ahcaiu
  • use text structures of academic and workplace texts to assist with meaning, for example identify the subject and sender of a workplace email, recognise headings and subheadings in nonfiction text, use visual cues when viewing a digital presentation we
  • make inferences from information in a text cct
  • interpret literal and implied meanings in text
  • respond to questions about to demonstrate understanding
  • respond to everyday and workplace texts, for example complete a print or online entry form for a competition, provide an opinion on a feature article, compose a review of an online game, television show or film, summarise the main ideas of a health or safety brochure cc
  • summarise ideas and information in texts
  • communicate ideas about short or extended literary texts read for pleasure or educational purposes, for example recount the story, comment on the theme, relate to the characters or setting
  • comprehend and respond to a variety of texts to engage in academic and/or workplace activities, for example create a graphic outline of an informative text, view a workplace health and safety presentation in the workplace to follow safe work practices we
  • compose texts for community and workplace purposes, for example contribute to a travel blog, develop a job application, compose an email to a colleague we

The course objectives express the knowledge, skills and understandings that are demonstrated through the outcomes and content. These are applied within the context of the modules.