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1LITERATURE IN ENGLISHSecondarySpecial/Express/Normal (Academic)Curriculum Planning & Development DivisionMinistry of EducationSingapore © MINISTRY OF EDUCATIONALL RIGHTS RESERVEDYEAR OF IMPLEMENTATION 1999 2TABLE OF CONTENTSPageAims3Principles of Literature Teaching3Areas of Study5Spectrum of Skills7Assessment Objectives9Assessment Modes10Pupil Outcomes11 3AimsA course based on this syllabus should give pupilsopportunities to develop their ability to:1enjoy the reading of literature and appreciate itscontribution to aesthetic and imaginative growth;2explore areas of human concern, thus leading to agreater understanding of themselves and others;3read, understand and respond to various types of literarytexts to appreciate the ways in which writers achievetheir effects, and to develop information retrievalstrategies for the purposes of literary study; and4construct and convey meaning clearly and coherently inwritten and spoken language.Principles of Literature TeachingThe principles upon...