Course description ENG4U

Course Title:English
Course Code: ENG4U
Grade: 12
Course Type: University Preparation
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: ENG3U

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 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.
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