Subject Details - Stage 1 English as an Additional Language

SACE StageSACE Stage 1
SACE Credits20 credits
Subject Length2 semesters
Description'The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.' Ludwig Wittgenstein

We live in a global society where diversity is celebrated and the talents and strengths of students from non-English speaking backgrounds are esteemed. Stage 1 EAL is an exciting program developed especially for students from diverse personal, educational, and cultural backgrounds. English as an Additional Language is designed for students for whom English is a second language or an additional language or dialect.
Subject OutcomesThis subject focuses on the development and use of skills and strategies in communication, comprehension, language and text analysis, and creating texts.

Through studying a variety of oral, written, and multimodal texts, including informational and literary texts, students develop an understanding of text structures and language features. Students develop confidence in creating texts for different purposes. They develop skills for research and academic study.
Advice To StudentsStudents who want to enrol in English as an Additional Language will need to meet the SACE eligibility criteria.