Year 11 English

Core Program

Our Year 11 English (Units 1 & 2), courses 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
  • English Units 1 & 2
  • 4 terms in a year
  • 10 weeks in a term
  • 2 hour lessons per week during term
  • Students attend lessons at their allocated time schedule
  • Small class group based
  • Experienced educators
Course Outline

Year 11 English

Term 1
Week 1 — Orientation – Using language to persuade
Week 2 — Facts and Opinions
Week 3 — Using language to persuade (Does brainwashing really work?)
Week 4 — Creating and presenting (Writing in Context)
Week 5 — Using language to persuade – Letters to the editor
Week 6 — Preparing for a text response
Week 7 — Reading and responding – Essay style responses
Week 8 — Creating and presenting (Writing in Context) – Practice task
Week 9 — Narrative structure (The short story)
Week 10 — Poetry Appreciation

Term 2
Week 1 — The short story- Fiction and non-fiction
Week 2 — Creating and presenting (Writing in context)
Week 3 — Reading and responding – Introducing characters
Week 4 — Facts and Opinions – Expository and Persuasive Writing
Week 5 — Writing in an Expository style
Week 6 — Reading and Responding (I) (Mainly print texts)
Week 7 — Reading and Responding (II) (Mainly film texts)
Week 8 — Text response (Reading and responding)/ End-of-term Test
Week 9 — The English language past and present
Week 10 — Using humour to persuade

Term 3
Week 1 — Using language to persuade I – Opinion Pieces and Feature Articles
Week 2 — Using language to persuade II – Opinion Pieces and Editorials
Week 3 — Reading play texts
Week 4 — Creating and presenting (Exploring and presenting themes and ideas)
Week 5 — The Reading Process
Week 6 — Creating and presenting
Week 7 — Australian poetry
Week 8 — Reading and responding/ End-of-Term Test
Week 9 — Following the rules: Grammar
Week 10 — Syntax and structure – Beyond grammar

Term 4
Week 1 — Using language to persuade I
Week 2 — Using language to persuade II
Week 3 — Language use – Cliche and idiom
Week 4 — Image and symbol I
Week 5 — Element of Style: Figurative language and symbolism (2)
Week 6 — Reading and responding (Character and setting)
Week 7 — Creating and presenting (Writing in context)
Week 8 — Using language to persuade (Looking at both written and visual language)
Week 9 — Looking Ahead (I) – Oral Presentation
Week 10 — Looking Ahead (II) – Preparation for Year 12

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