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.

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Department Title Grade  Type Course Code  Credit Value Prerequisite Duration  Curriculum
English English  12 University Prep  ENG4U 1.0  ENG3U 110 Hours Link

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.