Level 2 English (External)

12ENGE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Hutchinson

This is an academic course that builds on skills taught at Level 1. Focusing on written and visual literary texts, students will learn to critically analyse aspects such as author’s purpose, and the effectiveness of techniques used to communicate with the audience. The development of effective and engaging communication skills through writing and speech will help students navigate tertiary study and the challenges of the modern workplace. The course is comprised of both internally and externally assessed achievement standards.

Any student considering The University of Auckland should be aware of their entry requirement of at least 17 English credits at Level 2/3.


Pathway

Level 3 English (External), Level 3 English (Internal)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30 Pop Up Globe
$10 Poetry in Action
1x 2B hardcover exercise book (students are welcome to use their English book from 2018 to add to their record of learning)
1 x clear file (reused from 2018)
Pens and highlighters


Recommended Prior Learning

Students must have achieved at least 16 credits in Level One English, including at least an Achieved mark in one or more English external exams.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91105 v2 English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91102 v2 English 2.5 - Construct and deliver a crafted and controlled oral text
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91101 v2 English 2.4 - Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
2
I
6
Y
6w
A.S. 91100 v2 English 2.3 - Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91099 v4 English 2.2 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91098 v3 English 2.1 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Pathway Tags

The effective communication skills attained through reading, writing, speaking and listening, and the thinking skills developed in this course are applicable in all tertiary courses, and in all fields of employment.


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