Year 10 English

Core Program

This course covers the key subject area of English, including Essay and Genre Writing.

Our term courses are scheduled in line with public school term dates. There are 4 terms per year and usually 10 lessons per term, with one lesson each week. You can commence our courses at any time, however a new term starts in late January, April, July and October.

Our English course enable students to:

  • Improve English skills such as comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, genre and essay writing by using imaginative, interpretive and critical thinking to analyse and compose a variety of texts.

Program schedules are designed to allow maximum flexibility for students.

Course Structure
  • English (including Essay & Genre Writing)
  • 4 terms in a year, 10 weeks in a term
  • 1.5 hour lessons per week, during term
  • Can be combined with Maths (English + Maths: 3 hour lessons per week)
  • Students attend lessons at their allocated time schedule
  • Small class group based
  • Experienced educators
Course Outline

Year 10 ENGLISH

Term 1
Week 1 — Language and Ideas
Week 2 — Language and Power
Week 3 — Language and Values
Week 4 — Language and Purpose
Week 5 — Language and Change
Week 6 — Reading for Context
Week 7 — Reading for Persuasion
Week 8 — Examination Practice
Week 9 — Reading Images
Week 10 — Propaganda Poster Written Analysis

Term 3 
Week 1 – Ethos, Pathos, Logos
Week 2 – The Multi Modal
Week 3 – Characterisation
Week 4 – Setting & Atmosphere
Week 5 – Narrative Conflict
Week 6 – Symbolic Association
Week 7 – Objectivity vs. Subjectivity
Week 8 – Term 3 Exam
Week 9 – Art of Rhetoric
Week 10 – Examination Essays

Term 4
Week 1 – Reading to Write: Developing thesis to persuasive and creative text
Week 2 – Defining Identity
Week 3 – Responding to Literature
Week 4 – Understanding Context
Week 5 – Reading for Genre
Week 6 – Strategies for Imaginative Writing
Week 7 – Irony for Persuasion and Dissuasion
Week 8 – Examination Skills
Week 9 – Allegory
Week 10 – Writing for Audience

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