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English

  • Ce programme-cadre a été révisé en 2007.
  • Depuis septembre 2022, le cours d’English est offert en utilisant la filière théorique et le code (EAE1D).

Core courses in English

Grade Course Name Course Type Course Code Prerequisite
9 English Academic EAE1D None
10 English Academic EAE2D English, Grade 9, Academic or Applied*
10 English Applied EAE2P English, Grade 9, Academic or Applied*
11 English University EAE3U English, Grade 10, Academic
11 English College EAE3C English, Grade 10, Applied
11 English Workplace EAE3E English, Grade 10, Applied, or Grade 10 English Locally Developed Course
12 English University EAE4U English, Grade 11, University
12 English College EAE4C
English, Grade 11, College
12 English Workplace EAE4E English, Grade 11, Workplace

Other courses in English

Grade Course Name Course Type Course Code Prerequisite
11 Canadian Literature University/College EAT3M English, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
11 Communication in the World of Business and Technology Open EAB3O English, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
12 English Literature University EAL4U English, Grade 11, University, or Canadian Literature, Grade 11, University/College
12 The Writer’s Craft University EAC4U English, Grade 11, University, or Canadian Literature, Grade 11, University/College
12 The Writer’s Craft College EAC4C English, Grade 11, College, or Canadian
Literature, Grade 11, University/College

Note: Each of the courses listed above is worth one credit.

These charts map out all the courses in the discipline and show the links between courses and the possible prerequisites for them. They do not attempt to depict all possible movements from course to course. Dotted lines represent locally developed courses, which are not outlined in any provincial curriculum policy documents.

Core courses

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Other courses

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Shaded boxes indicate core courses in English.

Core courses in English

  • English, Grade 9, Academic (EAE1D)
    This course is designed to help students develop the communication skills needed for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will develop critical and creative thinking skills as they analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods; interpret the ideas, information, and messages in informational and media texts; and create texts in a variety of forms. An important emphasis throughout the course is on strategies that contribute to clear, correct, and effective communication.
    • Prerequisite: None
  • English, Grade 10, Academic (EAE2D)
    This course is designed to help students extend their knowledge of the communication skills needed for success in secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will develop their critical and creative thinking skills as they analyse contemporary and historical literary texts, interpret informational and media texts, and create a variety of oral, written, and media texts. The course focuses on strategies for making communication clear, correct, and effective.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 9, Academic or Applied
  • English, Grade 10, Applied (EAE2P)
    This course is designed to help students extend their knowledge of English-language communication skills by improving their fluency and confidence in using the language. Students will develop their critical and creative thinking skills as they interpret and create a variety of literary, informational, and media texts. An important focus throughout the course is on strategies that contribute to the clear, correct, and effective communication of ideas, information, and opinions in contexts that are relevant to students’ lives.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 9, Academic or Applied
  • English, Grade 11, University Preparation (EAE3U)
    This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills that are necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse challenging literary texts from a variety of countries and periods; interpret a range of informational and media texts; produce a variety of creative, persuasive, and analytical written and media texts; and apply their knowledge of effective oral communication skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts. The course focuses on clear expression, precision in the use of language, and the effective use of stylistic devices.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Academic
  • English, Grade 11, College Preparation (EAE3C)
    This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills that are necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse and respond critically to literary texts from Canada and other countries; interpret a variety of informational and media texts; create texts in a variety of forms for school-related and practical purposes; and consolidate skills and strategies that contribute to effective oral communication. Important focuses are establishing an appropriate voice for specific purposes and audiences and using language with precision and clarity.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Applied
  • English, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation (EAE3E)
    This course emphasizes the consolidation of the basic literacy skills – reading, writing, listening, and speaking – and critical thinking skills necessary for success in the workplace and in daily life. Students will interpret and respond critically to informational texts, media texts, and contemporary literary texts from Canada and other countries; create a variety of written and media texts; and examine and apply models of effective oral communication. An important focus is using language clearly and accurately when producing texts for practical purposes.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Applied, or Grade 10 English Locally Developed Course
  • English, Grade 12, University Preparation (EAE4U)
    This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and creative and critical thinking skills that are necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse challenging literary texts from various countries, periods, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and media texts; produce a variety of creative, persuasive, and analytical written and media texts; and apply their knowledge of oral communication skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts. Important focuses are independent research, the creative and precise use of language, clear expression, and speaking with fluency and confidence.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, University Preparation
  • English, Grade 12, College Preparation (EAE4C)
    This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and creative and critical thinking skills that are necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse and respond critically to literary texts from contemporary and historical periods and from a variety of countries and cultures, as well as to a range of informational and media texts; create texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes; and consolidate their knowledge of effective oral communication. Important focuses are using language with precision and clarity, establishing an appropriate voice for specific purposes and audiences, and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, College Preparation
  • English, Grade 12, Workplace Preparation (EAE4E)
    This course emphasizes the consolidation of the basic literacy skills – reading, writing, listening, and speaking – and critical thinking skills necessary for success in the workplace and in daily life. Students will interpret and respond critically to a range of informational texts, contemporary literary texts from Canada and other countries, and media texts; create a variety of literary, informational, and media texts; and examine and apply models of effective oral communication. Important focuses are using language accurately and organizing ideas and information coherently in texts produced for practical purposes.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

Other courses in English

  • Canadian Literature, Grade 11, University/College Preparation (EAT3M)
    This course emphasizes the study of literary texts from a variety of Canadian cultural and regional traditions. Students will analyse the forms, themes, and elements of style of a variety of literary texts from various time periods, and will respond creatively and critically to them. An important focus will be on integrating concepts and theories found in literary criticism into their own responses to texts.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
  • Communication in the World of Business and Technology, Grade 11, Open (EAB3O)
    This course emphasizes business and technological communications for specific purposes and audiences. Students will analyse, interpret, and assess a range of specialized business and technological communications and reference material, and write effective print, oral, and multimedia business correspondence and reports, as well as practical forms of communication such as surveys and applications. An important focus will be on the effective use of technology to conduct research and to produce and enhance texts and presentations.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
  • English Literature, Grade 12, University Preparation (EAL4U)
    This course emphasizes the critical assessment of Canadian and world literature. Students will study specific genres, authors, themes, and cultures in a range of challenging texts, and respond critically and creatively to them. An important focus will be on integrating their knowledge of literary movements, as well as concepts and theories found in literary criticism, into their responses to texts.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, University Preparation, or Canadian Literature, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
  • The Writer’s Craft, Grade 12, University Preparation (EAC4U)
    This course emphasizes the knowledge, skills, and processes involved in the craft of writing. Students will analyse models of effective writing, produce a variety of creative and informational texts, assess and apply stylistic techniques, and make considered decisions for improving the quality of their writing. Extensive independent and collaborative writing activities will help students perfect their writing skills and develop their own voice. Students will also investigate publishing opportunities.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, University Preparation, or Canadian Literature, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
  • The Writer’s Craft, Grade 12, College Preparation (EAC4C)
    This course emphasizes the knowledge, skills, and processes involved in the craft of writing. Students will analyse models of effective writing, produce a variety of creative and informational texts, identify and apply stylistic techniques, and make considered decisions for improving the quality of their writing. Extensive independent and collaborative writing activities will help students perfect their writing skills and develop their own voice. Students will also investigate publishing opportunities.
    • Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, College Preparation, or Canadian Literature, Grade 11, University/College Preparation