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NSW Syllabuses

English Studies Stage 6 - Year 11 - Objective D Outcome 9


A student:

  • ES11-9

    identifies and explores ideas, values, points of view and attitudes expressed in texts, and considers ways in which texts may influence, engage and persuade

Related Life Skills outcome: ENLS6-11

  • Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • appreciate the power of language to convey ideas, values and attitudes and how it can be used to influence and engage an audience cctpsc
  • explore the ways community, local or global issues are represented in social, community, workplace or literary texts, including those by and about Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples (ACEEE047) ahccctiudd
  • Understand the connections between language, context and meaning
  • consider the use of narrative and other techniques in literary texts to represent ideas, values attitudes or points of view, for example characterisation and dialogue in novels and films, avatars in multiplayer video games and first person narrator (ACEEE035) cctict
  • explore the use of narrative features, for example point of view in film, fiction and video games (ACEEE007) cctict
  • explore the ways text structures and language features are used to influence audiences, for example image selection in websites, emotive language in speeches or films, stereotypes in video games and vocabulary choices in advertisements (ACEEE006) ahcccteuictiun
  • Respond to and compose texts
  • identify and describe the similarities and differences between own responses to texts and the responses of others (ACEEE018) pscdd
  • explain shifts in intonation and point of view, identifying the effect of language choices on an audience (ACEEE032) cct
  • compose their own persuasive and imaginative texts, using a variety of language and multimedial forms and features to present attitudes, values, perspectives and points of view ccteunpsc

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.