Year 11 English EAL/D

Core Program

Our HSC Year 11 English EAL/D course cover key topics, reinforce foundations and focus on typical examinations questions, so students will be more confident at school.

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 courses 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
  • Develop all skills and knowledge to fulfil syllabus objectives and outcomes
  • Acquire an extensive range of problem-solving strategies and techniques to maximise exam results
  • Develop and foster self-discipline and efficient study habits
  • Turn hard work and efforts into visible rewards

Our course fees are inclusive of all learning materials. Each lesson includes an experienced educator teaching learning concepts and examples, students completing exercises and homework tasks to reinforce concepts.

We offer face-to-face and online learning options.

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Course Structure
  • 4 terms in a year, 10 weeks in a term
  • 1.5 hour lessons per week, during term
  • Students attend lessons at their allocated time schedule
  • Small class group based
  • Registered teachers
Course Outline


Term 1
Week 1 — Reading Skills: Various text types
Week 2 — Language and the responder
Week 3 — Text types: The short story
Week 4 — Features of style: Various text types
Week 5 — Purpose and Audience
Week 6 — Purpose and Audience – Persuasive writing
Week 7 — Purpose and Audience – Descriptive writing
Week 8 — Examination
Week 9 — Introduction to visual texts
Week 10 — Text types: The feature article

Term 2
Week 1 — Revision of Genres Studied
Week 2 — The Narrative – Review
Week 3 — The Narrative – Australian Stories
Week 4 — Poetry – Review
Week 5 — Poetry – Australian Poetry
Week 6 — Drama – Introduction to Drama
Week 7 — Drama – Australian Drama
Week 8 — Examination – Text Analysis
Week 9 — Voices in Texts – Part I
Week 10 — Voices in Texts – Part II

Term 3
Week 1 — Listening Skills– Part I
Week 2 — Listening Skills– Part II
Week 3 — Reading Skills– Part I
Week 4 — Reading Skills– Part II
Week 5 — Reading Skills– Part III
Week 6 — Writing Skills– Part I
Week 7 — Writing Skills– Part II
Week 8 — Examination – Text Analysis
Week 9 — Responding to Questions: Reading and Writing Skills
Week 10 — Note-taking skills and Extracting Meaning

Term 4 (Year 12 Headstart)
Week 1 — Overview of Year 12 course – Reading and Writing Skills
Week 2 — Interpreting Visual Texts – Reading and Writing Skills
Week 3 — Writing Extended Responses: Paragraphs
Week 4 — Genre Writing Skills: The Feature Article and Speech
Week 5 — Writing Extended Responses: Audience and Purpose
Week 6 — Experience through Language: Australian Voices
Week 7 — Experience through Language: Australian Visions
Week 8 — Reading and Writing Skills : Paper One Practice
Week 9 — Texts and Society: Living and Working in the Community
Week 10 — Texts and Society: Academic English

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