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Senior High School Contextualized Subject: English for Academic and Professional Purposes

English for Academic and Professional Purposes is one of the contextualized subjects of the senior high school curriculum. Some examples of the things that you will learn from taking this subject include:

  • Reading strategies for a better understanding of academic texts
  • Principles and uses of a reaction paper/ review/ critique/ reaction paper
  • Principles and uses of surveys, experiments, and scientific observations
  • Languages used in academic texts from various disciplines
  • Techniques in summarizing a variety of academic texts
  • Critical approaches in writing a critique

While studying, you will also be asked to demonstrate what you have learned by participating in class activities that may include the following:

  • Producing a detailed abstract of information gathered from texts read
  • Producing a well-balanced concept paper in a specific discipline
  • Paraphrasing/ explaining a text using one’s own words
  • Outlining read texts in various disciplines
  • Forming opinions based on facts
  • Citing specific sources to support claims
  • Using the appropriate language for a specific discipline
  • Writing a comprehensive review on performance arts events
  • Writing critiques of communication materials that employ graphic design
  • Conducting surveys, experiments, or observations
  • Summarizing findings and creating visual reports based on them

These examples only cover the scope of the contextualized subjects. For the scope of the core and specialized subjects, please refer to their respective lists.


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