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1 23 You have: TASC subjects May lead to: D/E in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English An interest or need for literacy skills in work and everyday life Practical English 1 Essential Skills - Reading and Writing 2 Essential Skills - Reading and Writing 2 Further study C/D in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English A in (or strong B in consultation with teachers) Year 10 Australian Curriculum English, or CA or above in English Foundation 2 English Foundation 2 Training or job where working English skills are required University study in arts, education, media, journalism, graphic design Pre-tertiary English is often a pre-requisite for mainland university courses Language Language or Dialect 1 English is not your first language Language or Dialect 2 Language or Dialect 3 Further study level 1 level 2 level 3

2 TASC subjects 24 Practical English 1 ENG Participating in everyday conversations and discussions Reading and understanding simple texts Responding to and creating simple texts. How to use correct spelling, punctuation and grammar How to identify and interpret information from everyday texts How to create simple texts for various purposes and audiences How to use language and vocabulary appropriately How to communicate appropriately in everyday adult settings including the workplace. Discussing books, movies, films and websites, making phone enquiries and asking questions about job roles Identifying and interpreting information from websites, s, newspaper and magazine articles, application forms and payslips Writing a brief dot-point CV/resume and basic job applications, making notes and drafting posters. No previous experience. Requires 100 hours of study Is designed for learners wanting to develop basic skills in reading, writing and oral communications to achieve their educational and vocational goals Prepares you for Essential Skills: Reading and Writing 2, or English Applied 2 Contributes 10 level 1 credit points for the Note: Learners who are visually or hearing impaired or require speech communication assistance can utilise the assistance of learning aides and technological devices. Essential Skills Reading and Writing 2 ERW Reading and understanding everyday and workplace texts Responding to and creating everyday and workplace texts Participating in discussions. How to find and interpret information from a range of everyday and workplace texts How to read and understand a wide range of everyday and workplace texts How to respond to and create everyday texts for different purposes and audiences How to use correct spelling, punctuation and grammar How to plan, edit and write clearly and accurately for a range of purposes. Preparing your resume and other work-related documents Writing s, reports, descriptions and reviews Using your communication skills to discuss your work and your progress. D/E in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English. Requires 100 hours of study Is useful for students who wish to improve their everyday communication skills Prepares you for further study in English. Contributes 10 credit points and meets the standard for everyday adult reading, writing and communication skills for the ENA Developing and strengthening your literacy skills to communicate confidently and effectively with others Reading, understanding and examining ideas, issues, attitudes and values from a range of texts Responding to, and creating oral, written and multi-modal texts Researching and presenting ideas and information Working both independently and collaboratively. How to communicate accurately and effectively with audiences How to read, view and understand a range of everyday, workplace, literary, media and multi-modal texts How to examine and respond to the main ideas and values in individual, community and workplace texts How to select and use language to persuade, inform and engage audiences How to draft, edit and create a range of texts for different purposes. Conducting presentations and discussions Examining ideas, attitudes and points of view in texts Creating texts for individual, community and workplace audiences The development of a Negotiated Study based on a topic of interest. D/E in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English. Gives you the confidence to pursue a pathway to further training or employment Supports your communication skills in other courses communication skills for the

3 English Foundation 2 ENG215*** the ways texts work to communicate and shape meaning the ways ideas, attitudes and voices are represented in texts Engaging critically and imaginatively with texts. Texts from the contemporary world, including Australia and other cultures. A wide variety of print, oral, visual and non-fiction texts. Close study and wide reading, viewing, speaking and listening Creating imaginative, interpretive and analytical responses Discussion, debate and argument, in a range of formal and informal situations Presentations (individual and group) Negotiated studies. C/D in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English. Further develops and extends your communication skills, oral and written, and language and literacy skills Will develop your insight into literature, the world around you and yourself Prepares you for Level 3 studies in English adult reading, writing and communication skills for the Tasmanian Certificate of Education. ENG315*** The ways themes, ideas and concepts are represented by comparing a range of texts The ways attitudes and perspectives in texts shape audience response and interpretation. YOU DO THIS BY CRITICALLY ENGAGING WITH: Contemporary language, literacy, media and literature Texts from the contemporary world, including Australia and other cultures A wide variety of print, oral, visual and non-fiction texts. Close study and wide reading, viewing, speaking and listening Creating imaginative, interpretive and analytical responses in a number of diverse mediums Creating visual and multimodal texts An negotiated study. A/ (or strong B in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English or a rating of CA or above for English 2. Develops understanding of communication practices, oral, written and multimodal Provides a pathway to university studies: a Bachelor of Arts, Visual Communication, Media and Communication, Journalism Education, Social Sciences, Law, Economics and Applied Learning meets the standards for everyday communication skills ENL The ways literary texts can be interpreted The ways in which literary texts represent culture and identity The relationship between authors, texts, audiences and contexts The ways values and ideas are represented in texts and how they are understood by audiences The ways historical and cultural contexts influence texts. Comparing a set of poems from different historical and cultural contexts The ways themes, ideas or concepts are treated in different texts (narrative, film, drama and poetry) Literary texts drawn from the past and present, Australian and other cultures An independently chosen text. Close analysis of poetry A single text study A comparative text study An independent study Analytical and creative responses to texts Oral presentations and group work The study and creation of imaginative and multi-modal texts. To enjoy reading complex texts from a range of time periods and cultures and discussing ideas in depth A (or B in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English or a rating of CA or above for English 2. Includes an independent study for external assessment Will appeal to those who enjoy studying literature and film Leads to university study, a Bachelor of Arts, Media and Communication, Journalism Education, Social Sciences, Law, Economics and Applied Learning meets the standards for everyday communication skills and everyday adult use of computers and the internet for the Tasmanian Certificate of Education. ENW Different styles and forms of writing e.g. poetry, short story, news article, monologue, memoir Writing for a variety of purposes, audiences and contexts Composing, drafting and revision techniques Responding to feedback through reflection and drafting The ways writers employ writing techniques and styles to explore ideas and issues. Writers and their work The craft of writing Ideas, issues and themes The impact of e-writing Topics and writing forms of interest to you. Creating imaginative and expository texts Workshopping own and others and writing Keeping an ideas book and reading journal Completing a major writing project. To enjoy reading and composing imaginative and other writing To work well independently A (or B in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English or a rating of CA or above for English 2. 25

4 26 Requires an externally assessed folio of your work Will develop your understanding of the craft of writing and the importance of literacy skills Will develop your insight into literature, the world around you, and yourself Provides a pathway to university studies: a Bachelor of Arts, Visual Communication, Media and Communication, Journalism Education, Social Sciences, Law, Economics and Applied Learning communication skills and everyday adult use of computers and the internet for the Tasmanian Certificate of Education. Language or Dialect 1 EAL (reading, writing, speaking and listening) Aspects of Australian life and culture. Spoken and written English A range of everyday texts The use of language in social and personal contexts. Communication in social settings Reading and understanding texts Creating short written texts Spoken presentations. An interest in developing your English language skills. Develops greater understanding of the English language Helps you to gain confidence in communicating and the ability to take part in the senior secondary environment Prepares you for further study in Language or Dialect 2 Contributes 15 credit points to the Language or Dialect 2 EAL Communicating ideas and opinions Critical thinking Reflection Comprehension of written and spoken texts Social and cultural attitudes and perspectives. Communication skills and strategies Comprehension skills and strategies Language and text analysis skills and strategies Creating a range of texts. Reading, writing, speaking, viewing and listening tasks Communication in a range of social and workplace settings Understanding and responding to ideas and texts Composing personal, imaginative and analytical responses to texts. A sound foundation in the use and comprehension of English as a second or additional language or dialect. Develops your understanding and use of the English language Helps you to gain confidence in communicating and the ability to participate fully in senior secondary studies Prepares you for vocational and further study including English as an Additional Language or Dialect 3 Contributes 15 credit points to the Language or Dialect 3 EAL Communicating ideas, feelings, attitudes and information Critical thinking Reflection Comprehension of written and spoken texts How issues, ideas and attitudes vary across cultures and within different contexts, particularly the Australian context. Communication skills and strategies Comprehension skills and strategies Language and text analysis skills and strategies Creating a range of texts. Responding to, analysing and creating written, oral and multi-modal texts Using English to describe, inform, respond, express a point of view and persuade Composing a major negotiated research task Preparing for an external oral and written exam. A solid foundation in using oral and written English as a second or additional language or dialect Some proficiency in using English for formal and school purposes To comply with set eligibility criteria concerning years of instruction in English and residency in Australia if you wish to receive a subject score for university entrance purposes. Develops greater understanding of communication, culture and the English language Prepares you for employment and further study communication skills for the

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