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
  • Registered teachers
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 Theme
Week 5 — Language and Purpose
Week 6 — Reading for Context
Week 7 — Language of Images
Week 8 — Term Test
Week 9 — Objective Language
Week 10 — Subjective Language

Term 2
Week 1 — Reading Poetry
Week 2 — Writing Poetry
Week 3 — Informative Writing
Week 4 — Persuasive Writing
Week 5 — Reflective Writing
Week 6 — Essay Writing
Week 7 — Imaginative Writing
Week 8 — Term Test
Week 9 — Irony and Dissuasive
Week 10 — Intertextuality

Term 3
Week 1 — Ethos, Pathos & Logos
Week 2 — The Multimodal
Week 3 — Characterisation
Week 4 — Setting and Atmosphere
Week 5 — Narrative Conflict
Week 6 — Symbolic Association
Week 7 — Objectivity and Subjectivity
Week 8 — Term Test
Week 9 — Art of Rhetoric
Week 10 — Examination Essays

Term 4 (Year 11 Jumpstart)
Note: This outline applies to the English Advanced syllabus. Topics differ for English Standard and EAL/D.
Week 1 — Reading to Write I
Week 2 — Reading to Write II
Week 3 — Reading to Write III
Week 4 — Narratives that Shape our World I
Week 5 — Narratives that Shape our World II
Week 6 — Narratives that Shape our World III
Week 7 — Critical Study of Texts I
Week 8 — Critical Study of Texts II
Week 9 — The Craft of Writing I
Week 10 — The Craft of Writing II

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