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This subject has an e-exam in Stage 2. See Assessment Type 3: Text Study (Part B).

Web Content Display (Global)

Subject description

English Literary Studies

English Literary Studies focuses on the skills and strategies of critical thinking needed to interpret texts. Through shared and individual study of texts, students encounter different opinions about texts, have opportunities to exchange and develop ideas, find evidence to support a personal view, learn to construct logical and convincing arguments, and consider a range of critical interpretations of texts.

Students who complete with a C- grade or better will meet the literacy requirement of the SACE.

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    Following the successful delivery of three e-exams in 2019, six new subjects have been added in 2020. Find out more about each exam:

    - Biology e-exam NEW
    - English Literary Studies e-exam
    - Geography e-exam NEW
    - Indonesian (continuers) e-exam NEW
    - Legal Studies e-exam NEW
    - Modern History e-exam
    - Nutrition e-exam NEW
    - Psychology e-exam
    - Tourism e-exam NEW

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    Biology English Literary Studies Geography Indonesian (continuers) Legal Studies Modern History Nutrition Psychology Tourism

Subject codes

Subject codes

Stage 2
Credits Code
20 2ELS20