English as an Additional Language (EAL)

English as an Additional Language (EAL)

Course Summary

Is another language other than English your first language or dialect? Do you require additional support with English? English as an Additional Language (EAL) is designed to meet the needs of students with a wide range of expectations and aspirations, including those for whom English is an additional language. You will be equipped with critical and creative thinking, aesthetic appreciation and creativity. You will engage with texts from the contemporary world and the past, and using texts from Australia and other cultures.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Critically analyse written and spoken texts
  • Create pieces of writing in a range of styles and forms
  • Analyse the ways spoken and visual language is used to persuade
  • Apply written and spoken skills to a range of creative, analytical and media texts
  • Complete classwork and final exams to demonstrate competence and confidence in writing and speaking for different purposes

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English Learning Area Leader

Sharni Lamb