Course name: English Course code: (ENG3U)

Grade 11    1.0 Credit

Course type:    University Preparation

Course description: This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. You will analyse challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create 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 you for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course.
ENG3UK: English
Course description: This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. You will analyse challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create 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 you for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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18 Lessons

7 Lessons

1.0   1.0 Introduction to the course

1.1   1.1 Power of narrative structure

1.2   1.2 Power of narrative point of view

1.3   1.3 Power of persuasion

1.4   1.4 Fact vs. opinion

1.5   1.5 Op-eds

1.6   1.6 The author’s message

6 Lessons

2.1   2.1 Active listening

2.2   2.2 Non-verbal communication

2.3   2.3 Power of speeches

2.4   2.4 Power of rants and spoken word

2.5   2.5 Engaging an audience

2.6   2.6 Essay writing

4 Lessons

3.1   3.1 Power of the social media self

3.2   3.2 Managing digital reputations

3.3   3.3 Power of images

3.5   3.5 Independent reading wrap-up

1 Lessons

4.1   4.1 Becoming an agent of change