1.1 read and appreciate the depth and power of the English literary heritage through:
1.1.1 reading a wide range of high-quality, challenging, classic literature and extended literary non-fiction, such as essays, reviews and journalism. This writing should include whole texts. The range will include:
1.1.1.a at least one play by Shakespeare
1.1.1.b works from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries
1.1.1.c poetry since 1789, including representative Romantic poetry
1.1.2 re-reading literature and other writing as a basis for making comparisons
1.1.3 choosing and reading books independently for challenge, interest and enjoyment.
1.2 understand and critically evaluate texts through:
1.2.1 reading in different ways for different purposes, summarising and synthesising ideas and information, and evaluating their usefulness for particular purposes
1.2.2 drawing on knowledge of the purpose, audience for and context of the writing, including its social, historical and cultural context and the literary tradition to which it belongs, to inform evaluation
2.1.3 selecting, and using judiciously, vocabulary, grammar, form, and structural and organisational features, including rhetorical devices, to reflect audience, purpose and context, and using Standard English where appropriate
3.1.3 analysing some of the differences between spoken and written language, including differences associated with formal and informal registers, and between Standard English and other varieties of English
3.1.4 using linguistic and literary terminology accurately and confidently in discussing reading, writing and spoken language.
4 Spoken English
4.1 speak confidently, audibly and effectively, including through:
4.1.1 using Standard English when the context and audience require it
4.1.2 working effectively in groups of different sizes and taking on required roles, including leading and managing discussions, involving others productively, reviewing and summarising, and contributing to meeting goals/deadlines
4.1.3 listening to and building on the contributions of others, asking questions to clarify and inform, and challenging courteously when necessary
4.1.4 planning for different purposes and audiences, including selecting and organising information and ideas effectively and persuasively for formal spoken presentations and debates
4.1.5 listening and responding in a variety of different contexts, both formal and informal, and evaluating content, viewpoints, evidence and aspects of presentation
4.1.6 improvising, rehearsing and performing play scripts and poetry in order to generate language and discuss language use and meaning, using role, intonation, tone, volume, mood, silence, stillness and action to add impact.