The English syllabus at Leaving Cert centres around two general areas:

Comprehension and Compositions:

In the comprehension section of the sylabus students learn how language shapes experiences thorough stpe and cotext. In the composition assignments, students will develop skills to use language to shape the order experience for themselves. The aim of the syllabus is to create a respect and revognition for language used accurately. This improves students proficiency in oral and written language skills. In addition the syllabus aims to give studenst an appreciation for English proetry and literature 

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