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NSW Syllabuses

English K–10 - Life Skills - Objective B Outcome 10

Outcome

A student:

  • ENLS-10B

    explores the ways in which language forms, features and structures of texts vary according to purpose, audience and context

Related Stage 4/5 outcomes: EN4-3B, EN5-3B

Content

  • Students:
  • Develop and apply contextual knowledge
  • recognise that texts are constructed for different purposes, eg to inform, persuade, entertain
  • recognise that texts are constructed for different audiences, eg children, adults
  • recognise the structures of different types of texts, eg recount, narrative, procedure
  • recognise that texts differ according to their purpose, audience and context, eg cookbooks, safety manuals, drama scripts, web pages, novels, films and television, SMS, social media sites ICTWE
  • identify the language forms and features affected by purpose, audience and context, eg word choice, voice, tone, audio and visual features
  • compare the language forms, features and structures of texts composed for different purposes and audiences, eg recipes for an adult or child presented in a cookbook or online, a film poster/trailer compared with a film review blog CCTICT
  • understand how grammatical conventions can shape meaning when composing texts for a variety of audiences, purposes and contexts, eg tense, adjectives, action verbs, cohesive links CCT
  • explore the effects of language forms, features and structures for a variety of purposes, audiences and contexts, eg the use of humour to sustain an audience CCT
  • explore the ways language forms and features can be used to create layers of meaning, eg imagery, tone, figurative language CCT
  • explore the ways in which language forms, features and structures can be used to position the reader, eg the use of emotive and persuasive language to create a perspective CCT