12 English as an Additional Language

SACE Stage 2:  20 Credits / 2 Semesters / Global Learnings English

SACE Website:  https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/english-as-an-additional-language/stage-2

Pre-Requisite: Stage 1 English as an Additional Language

SUBJECT OVERVIEW

English as an Additional Language is designed for students for whom English is a second language or an additional language or dialect. These students have had different experiences in English and one or more other languages. Students who study this subject come from diverse personal, educational, and cultural backgrounds.

English as an Additional Language in the SACE is designed for students who speak English as a second or additional language or dialect, and whose English language proficiency is restricted. 

Topics may include:

Stage 2 EAL focuses on the following skills and strategies:

  • communication skills and strategies
  • comprehension skills and strategies
  • language and text analysis skills and strategies
  • text creations skills and strategies
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ASSESSMENT

Students are assessed against the SACE performance standards for SACE Stage 2 English as an Additional Language:

  • communication
  • comprehension
  • analysis
  • application

School assessment: 

  • assessment types 1 & 2 are school-based assessments
  • assessment type 3 is an externally-assessed exam 

Additional Information

All students who want to enroll in an English as an Additional Language subject will be required to apply to their school for eligibility. Students whose eligibility applications are approved for Stage 1 English as an Additional Language do not have to reapply for eligibility to enrol in Stage 2 English as an Additional Language.