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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Syllabus

2010 HSC and beyond
English Syllabus (content unchanged)
Published 02 October 2009
Also available in Word format
Published 02 October 2009

Assessment and examination materials

2010 HSC and beyond
Assessment and reporting in English as a Second Language (ESL)
Published 09 October 2009
English as a Second Language (ESL) – sample assessment schedule
Published 16 October 2009
English ESL Paper 1 sample answer booklet
Published April 2014
ESL Examination Rubrics
Also available in PDF format
Published 18 May 2009
Past English as a Second Language (ESL) HSC Examination Papers and Notes from the Marking Centres
English as a Second Language (ESL) Performance band descriptions

Other support materials

HSC English Prescriptions 2015–20
Published July 2014
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Stage 6 English
HSC English Prescriptions 2009–2014 — Poems and Speeches
Poems - Standard Module A; Advanced Modules A and C; ESL Module A
Speeches - Standard Module A; Advanced Module B
English Stage 6 Workplace and Community Texts - Support Document 2009-2014
English (Standard) Module C: Texts and Society; English (ESL) Module B: Texts and Society (PDF, 56 pages, 2.5 MB)
Published November 2007
Minor update January 2011
Minor update December 2012
English Stage 6 Prescriptions: Area of Study Electives and Texts — HSC 2009–2014 (PDF)
Also available in Word format
Published 19 March 2009
Minor update November 2012
2009-2014 HSC Prescribed Area of Study, Electives and Texts (A2 PDF)
HSC English prescriptions posterPoster for the English Standard, English Advanced, English ESL, and English Extension 1 Courses
Published 23 June 2008
Minor update 25 January 2011
Annotations of texts prescribed for the first time — HSC 2009–2014 (PDF)
(Common content, Standard, Advanced, ESL and Extension)
Also available in Word format
Published 25 July 2007
Minor update 25 January 2011
Advice to teachers — HSC English Prescriptions: 2009–2014 (PDF)
Also available in Word format
Published 26 July 2007
Minor update 25 January 2011
Academic English Support Document 2009–2014
ESL Module B:Texts and Society (PDF, 54 pages, 1.3 MB)
Updated 24 December 2008
Minor update 25 January 2011
Other English Stage 6 Support Materials
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Archived material
Previous material developed in relation to the English as a Second Language (ESL) syllabus. Aspects of these documents no longer apply; however, they have been archived for reference.
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