Year 13 English

Course Description

This course can run as a semester or full year option

Who is this subject intended for:
ENG301 is for students who have completed Level 2 English to a satisfactory level and enjoy language and literature.  This is a course made up of Internal and External standards.
ENG302  is a communication skills Internal Unit Standards course which offers more practical English rather than being reliant on Achievement Standards – 15 credits on offer.

What you will learn in this subject:
Year 13 builds on and develops the skills you learnt in Year 12.
The course is based on the Making Meaning strand (Reading, Listening, Viewing) and the Creating Meaning strand (Writing, Speaking, Presenting) from the New Zealand Curriculum. You will write in a range of styles, read and respond critically to written and visual texts, create a visual text and deliver a speech to gain both internal and external credits.

Where this subject will lead:
Gaining credits for U E Literacy.
Students who study English at Level 3 develop strong analytical skills, essay writing skills and a command of written and oral language which is essential for success in any tertiary programme or field of work.

Recommended Prior Learning

What you need to be able to do and know to achieve in this subject:
To achieve at Level 3 English you will need to be able to think for yourself, work independently and in groups, meet deadlines, be willing to contribute to class discussions and be prepared to act on advice and feedback. You also must be prepared to read widely (written and visual texts) and consolidate classwork with independent study at home.  You will need to have demonstrated this ability in Level 2 English to be considered for this course.

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