ACEG2
This course requires 2 options.

Academic English (ACEG) - Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Wilson

This course is suitable for students for whom English is not their first language. It offers the opportunity to achieve a combination of English Language Unit Standards and English Achievement Standards in an environment suited to second language speakers.


Course Overview

Term 1
Students begin the year setting up their Reading Responses portfolios, which they will work on independently over the course of the year. They will complete a writing text on a familiar subject which will be used for their first internal assessment which requires them to resent information on a familiar subject.

Term 2
The class will begin work on a written text novel. They will learn to analyse characters, themes, settings, language features in preparation for their final External Examination.

Term 3
Level 3 students will begin work on their research project; their formal writing text . Level 2 students will work towards further reading, writing and listening standards and assessments. All internal assessments will be completed by the end of this term.

Term 4
All students sitting the external examinations will be gaining a thorough understanding of text analysis and question specific responses. Students working on the research assignment will hand in their final submission before leaving on study leave.

Prerequisites

Open Entry - Students should be timetabled in all other mainstream classes.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91106 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.9 - Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91098 v3
NZQA Info
English 2.1 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28064 v3
NZQA Info
Present information on a familiar topic (EL)
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22750 v4
NZQA Info
Write a crafted text for a specified audience using researched material in English for an academic purpose
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.