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Course Description for ENG4U Grade 12 English Online Course


Grade 12 English (ENG4U) emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse 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.


Summary of Units and Timelines for Grade 12 English ENG4U

Below is the suggested sequence of course unit delivery as well as the recommended number of hours to complete the respective unit.  For complete details of targeted expectations within each unit and activity, please see each Unit Overview found in the ENG4U course profile.


Unit Order

Unit Name

Suggested Time

Unit 0

Prerequisite Review

10 hours

Unit 1

Literary Criticism

20 hours

Unit 2


20 hours


Mid Semester Point


Unit 3

Essay Analysis

20 hours

Unit 4

Novel Studies

“The Wars”

20 hours

Unit 5

Course Summative

15 hours


Final Exam

5 hours



Total 110 Hours

Grade 12 English-ENG4U

  • Courses are not refundable. You may change your course within 7 days of purchase with no extra charge.

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