Full year or Semester
10 or 20 credit
Students are provided with a range of assessment tasks in responding to and creating texts. Exploring options in terms of the format of tasks is encouraged, ensuring students are able to use existing skills in: writing, multimodal and communication skills. One oral presentation is required.
50% – Responding to Texts
50% – Creating Texts
Stage 1 Essential English is designed for a range of students including those who are seeking to make SACE Literacy requirements, those planning to pursue a career in a range of trades or vocational pathways and those intending to continue their study of Essential English at Stage 2.