Grade 12 English:

Grade 12 English, ENG4U (University Preparation)

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
analyse 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.

Grade 11 English:

Grade 11 English, ENG3U (University Preparation)

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

Grade 10 English:

English, Grade 10. ENG2D (Academic)

This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and
media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic
programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary
and historical periods, 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 the
selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. This course is
intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 university or college preparation
course.