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English Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in May 2015 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2016

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Learning requirements

Learning requirements

The learning requirements summarise the knowledge, skills, and understanding that students are expected to develop and demonstrate through their learning in Stage 1 English.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. analyse relationships between purpose, audience, and context, and how these influence texts and their meaning
  2. identify ways in which ideas and perspectives are represented in texts
  3. analyse how language and stylistic features and conventions are used to convey ideas and perspectives in texts
  4. create oral, written, and/or multimodal texts for particular purposes, audiences, and contexts
  5. identify and analyse intertextual connections
  6. apply knowledge and understanding of accurate spelling, punctuation, syntax, and conventions.