This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course.
This course will be divided into six units.
Unit 1: Media
Unit 2: English Fundamentals
Unit 3: Essays
Unit 4: Poetry
Unit 5: Novel Study
Unit 6: Short Stories
Test time slots available are posted under Bio in the Amberson Online Profile. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org at least 2 days in advance to schedule your test.