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NSW Syllabuses

English Studies Stage 6 - Year 12 - Objective D Outcome 9


A student:

  • ES12-9

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

Related Life Skills outcome: ENLS6-11

  • Content

  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • appreciate the power of language used in a variety of texts to convey ideas, values and attitudes and how it can be used to influence and engage an audience ahciu
  • assess the representation of community, local or global issues in social, community, workplace or literary texts including texts by and about Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples (ACEEE047) ahc
  • Understand the connections between language, context and meaning
  • explore issues and ideas represented in a range of texts and explain points of view and implications (ACEEE043) ahciuccdd
  • explain how texts use language to appeal to the beliefs, attitudes and values of an audience (ACEEE045) cct
  • investigate how some points of view are privileged while others are marginalised or silenced, for example the unreliable narrator in fiction and film, the presence or absence of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples or other cultural groups in Australian TV, the antagonists in drama and video games or the presentation of only one point of view in a news story (ACEEE049) ahccctiudd
  • discuss 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
  • Respond to and compose texts
  • account for the similarities and differences between own responses to texts and the responses of others (ACEEE018) pscdd
  • express a clear point of view on the ideas and issues explored in texts supported by appropriate evidence as support
  • compose their own persuasive and imaginative texts, experimenting with language and multimedial forms and features to present attitudes, values, perspectives and points of view ccteuictnpsc

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.