In addition to VCE English, students can also choose to study English Language, which is the “scientific” version of English that studies how the language works and its linguistic features.
In English Language, students investigate and analyse:
- How the English language it is constructed and how it works, and the ways language is developed from childhood.
- students study how English has evolved and changed over time and the fluidity of the language
- Students will also investigate how the globalisation of English has affected the ways English is used and how it has been affected by other languages, creating amalgams like “Chinglish” (Chinese and English) and “Spanglish” (Spanish and English).