Around the World in 80 Texts

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Domain: English
Length of Course: Trimester

Unit Information

Have you ever wanted to travel to get away from it all? Could you see yourself as a travel blogger or photographer one day?

In this course you will go on a textual journey to far off places. Through a range of non-fiction texts, including visual imagery, you will examine and learn the skills of effective travel writing and journalism.

From newspaper and magazine articles from across the world to Simeon Courtie’s epic travel tale, The Long and Whining Road, you will be immersed in the writing skills needed to bring description to life so you too can paint vivid pictures that entice the traveller in us all.

Pathway Information




This course is further complimented by: 

  • English (ATAR)
  • English (General)

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • English and Literary Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • English and Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Education

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Administration
  • Copywriting
  • Education Assistant
  • Librarian
  • Writer
  • Marketing

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $25