English Courses

  • AICE General Paper - 1009360

    The Cambridge International AS Level General Paper encourages learners to develop a maturity of critical thought and argument, and a mastery of expression in the English language. These are all skills of great use for university level study. The syllabus draws on topics from across the school curriculum, and learners are able to draw upon knowledge and understanding gained from study of other subjects.

     

    Pre-AICE English Language - 1001560

    Cambridge IGCSE First Language English learners develop the ability to communicate clearly, accurately and effectively in both speech and writing. They learn how to employ a wide-ranging vocabulary, use correct grammar, spelling and punctuation, and develop a personal style and an awareness of the audience being addressed. Learners are also encouraged to read widely, both for their own enjoyment and to further their awareness of the ways in which English can be used. Cambridge IGCSE First Language English also develops more general analysis and communication skills such as synthesis, inference, and the ability to order facts and present opinions effectively.

     

    AICE English Language 1 - 1001550

    AICE English Language 2 - 1001551

    Cambridge International AS and A Level English Language gives learners the opportunity to study English language and its use in contemporary communication. It aims to encourage a critical response to texts in a range of forms, styles and contexts, and to promote skills of communication, reading, research and analysis. Through their study, learners will develop an ability to read and analyze material, gaining further knowledge and understanding of English language features and issues, and writing clearly, accurately, creatively and effectively for different purposes and audiences.

     

    AICE Literature 1 1005370

    AICE Literature 2 1005375

    Learners following the Cambridge International AS and A Level English Literature syllabus will study a range of texts in the three main forms: prose, poetry and drama. Set texts are offered from a wide range of different periods and cultures. Learners will develop skills of reading and analysis of texts, and are encouraged to undertake wider reading to aid understanding of the texts studied. They will learn skills of effective and appropriate communication including the ability to discuss the critical context of texts.

     

    English 1 – 1001310

    9th Grade The purpose of this course is to provide instruction in grammar, word usage, spelling, and mechanics in writing. Students will be instructed in the use of literal and inferential comprehension skills, and the use of selected grade level and content area vocabulary.

     

    ESOL English 1, 2, 3 & 4 – 1002300/10/20/1002520

    English 1 for Students of Other Languages. These courses will provide concentrated instruction to the native speakers of a language other than English in the language arts skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. An emphasis will be in helping the student develop vocabulary, reading and writing skills, including analysis of sentence structure and practice in paragraph and essay writing. 

     

    English 2 – 1001340

    English 2 Honors - 1001350

    10th Grade This course includes instruction in reading and vocabulary. Composition instruction focuses on the writing of essays. World literature is emphasized on literary study. Language study includes grammar, mechanics, and usage in standard written English. Mass media study involves an analysis of propaganda and persuasion techniques. Speech instruction stresses the analysis of effective techniques in oral presentations.

     

    English 3 – 1001370

    English 3 Honors - 1001380

    11th Grade In this course American Literature is used in listening, speaking, and writing assignments. Written assignments include the writing, summarizing and documentation involved in research papers. Vocabulary focuses on verbal analogies and other patterns found in standardized tests.

     

    English 4 College Prep – 1001405

    English 4 Honors - 1001410

    12th Grade This course includes the emphasis of British Literature in vocabulary and reading. The study of literature includes the changes and development of the language. Students will be required to produce essays and a research paper. Speaking and listening skills will be practiced.