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This course is for students who study Advanced English. The course is only available to students by application and interview by Mrs Dunne, Head Teacher.


In the Preliminary English (Extension) Course, students explore how and why texts are valued in and appropriated into a range of contexts. They consider why some texts may be perceived as culturally significant.

In the Preliminary English (Extension) Course students are required to examine a key text from the past and itsmanifestations in one or more popular cultures. Students also explore, analyse and critically evaluate different

examples of such appropriations in a range of contexts and media.


The course has one mandatory section: Module: Texts, Culture and Value.


Preliminary English (Extension) is a prerequisite for HSC English Extension Course 1

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