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English Language & Literature


The Seeker

The Seeker sifts through the information we are inundated with every day, critically evaluating its origins, construction and purpose to better understand herself and the world around her.

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The Admirer

The Admirer sees beauty in words and recognises how words capture all that is beautiful in our lives and experiences. She brings together the power of words and form to produce that which moves and reveals her moral life.
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The Voice

The Voice speaks for truth and justice, by seeking to understand the needs and tensions within the issues she champions. She gives voice to the voiceless.

The Dreamer

The dreamer creates shared experiences, real or imagined, to tell the stories of where we are, where we have been, and where we are going.

Curriculum Goals

English Language

English Literature

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Communicate with sophistication and accuracy, clarity and effectiveness in response to context, purpose and audience.
  • Comprehend, appreciate and evaluate a variety of advanced texts and media forms by applying critical reading and creative thinking skills.
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of the dynamic nature of the form and function of language and how it frames our understanding of the world.
  • Use language as a means to effect positive change in the local and global community.
  • Use language as a tool for self-reflection.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Appreciate the reading and significance of literature across literary periods and genres, and its contribution to aesthetic and imaginative growth.
  • Explore areas of significant, enduring and contemporary human concern, thus developing the sensitivity, compassion and empathy for others and a greater understanding of the self.
  • Engage with various types of literary texts so as to critically appreciate writer’s craft and intent.
  • Become owners of and participants in literary opinions.
  • Contribute creative literary works reflecting literary knowledge and their insights of life.

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