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Grade 12  English

The Learning Begins

Course Code: ENG4U

Credit Value: 1 credit

Courses Type: University

Teacher: J.F. Michaud

Prerequisites: ENG3U

Course Delivery: Face to Face/Online

What will students learn?

  • Unit 1. Grammar & Language: Vocabulary, Sentence Structure

  • Unit 2. Drama: King Lear or Othello, Waiting for Godot

  • Unit 3. Core Novel: A Prayer for Owen Meaney

  • Unit 4. Research Techniques and Responsibilities: MLA, citation

  • Unit 5.Anthologies: Essays, Poetry, Short Stories

Course Description:

This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyze a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.

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