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NSW Syllabuses

Outcomes

Table of Objectives and Outcomes – Continuum of Learning

For students undertaking English Life Skills:

  • students are not required to complete all Life Skills outcomes
  • specific Life Skills outcomes should be selected on the basis that they meet the learning needs, strengths, goals and interests of each student
  • outcomes may be demonstrated independently or with support.

View the outcomes in an interactive table linked to content.

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 *
Life Skills outcomes
A student:
ENLS6-1 communicates in a range of everyday contexts for familiar audiences and purposes
ENLS6-2 reads, views and responds to texts in familiar contexts
ENLS6-3 comprehends and responds to a range of texts in familiar and unfamiliar contexts
ENLS6-4 uses strategies to comprehend a range of texts composed for different purposes and contexts
ENLS6-5 accesses information to communicate for different purposes and in different contexts
ENLS6-6 composes texts for a variety of purposes and audiences in a range of modes

* 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 Life Skills 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
Life Skills outcomes
A student:
ENLS6-7 identifies how language forms and features of text vary according to purpose, audience and context
ENLS6-8 uses appropriate language forms and features when composing texts for different modes, mediums, audiences, contexts and purposes

 

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
Life Skills outcomes
A student:
ENLS6-9 represents own ideas and personal experiences in interpretive and imaginative texts
ENLS6-10 compares ideas, purposes and audiences of 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
Life Skills outcomes
A student:
ENLS6-11 explores texts that express a range of ideas, values, points of view and attitudes

 

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
Life Skills outcomes
A student:
ENLS6-12 reflects on own learning processes and goals

 View a table showing the English Life Skills and Related English Studies and English Standard Outcomes.