ENG4U: English


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 analyze 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.



DepartmentTitleGrade TypeCourse Code Credit ValuePrerequisiteDuration Curriculum
EnglishEnglish 12University Prep ENG4U1.0 ENG3U110 HoursLink

This course has the following units of study:

  • Short Fiction and Writing Development (28 Hours)
  • King Lear (28 Hours)
  • The Great Gatsby (26 Hours)
  • Media Studies and Poetry (20 Hours)
  • Course Cumulative Project (8 Hours)

ENG4U has a course cumulative project and a final exam, each worth 15% of the final grade calculation.

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