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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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EN11-1 responds to and composes increasingly complex texts for understanding, interpretation, analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure EN12-1 independently responds to and composes complex texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure
EN11-2 uses and evaluates processes, skills and knowledge required to effectively respond to and compose texts in different modes, media and technologies EN12-2 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 Standard 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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EN11-3 analyses and uses language forms, features and structures of texts, considers appropriateness for purpose, audience and context and explains effects on meaning EN12-3 analyses and uses language forms, features and structures of texts and justifies their appropriateness for purpose, audience and context and explains effects on meaning
EN11-4 applies knowledge, skills and understanding of language concepts and literary devices into new and different contexts EN12-4 adapts and applies knowledge, skills and understanding of language concepts and literary devices 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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EN11-5 thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and analytically to respond to and compose texts that include considered and detailed information, ideas and arguments EN12-5 thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively, analytically and discerningly to respond to and compose texts that include considered and detailed information, ideas and arguments
EN11-6 investigates and explains the relationships between texts EN12-6 investigates and explains 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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EN11-7 understands and explains the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds EN12-7 explains and evaluates the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds
EN11-8 identifies and explains cultural assumptions in texts and their effects on meaning EN12-8 explains and assesses cultural assumptions 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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EN11-9 reflects on, assesses and monitors own learning and develops individual and collaborative processes to become an independent learner EN12-9 reflects on, assesses and monitors own learning and refines individual and collaborative processes as an independent learner

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