ENG1
This course requires 2 options.

English - Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Page

English is about developing language skills that help us understand and communicate with the world around us.

This is a compulsory course at Year 11. Students will be placed in appropriate classes according to their reading and writing levels.

Approximately 20 credits will be available in each Year 11 English course.

Below is an example of credits that can be achieved.


Course Overview

Term 1
Students will read/watch/listen to a range of texts and critically analyse the connections between them. In the process, students will develop the ability to think critically and improve the fluency of their writing.

Term 2
Students will learn how to understand and analyse unfamiliar written texts. This will enable them to better understand the written texts that they encounter in day-to-day life; it will also improve their literacy skills in general.
Additionally, students will develop their grasp of verbal language, or learn how to write creatively.

Term 3
Students will develop their understanding of visual language by analysing various aspects of film and/or television. In the process, students will develop the ability to think critically and improve the fluency of their writing.
Students will also read, and respond to independently selected texts, which will strengthen their reading skills.

Term 4
Revision of external standard 1.1: show understanding of unfamiliar texts.

Pathway

Prerequisites

Open Entry

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90857 v2
NZQA Info
English 1.6 - Construct and deliver an oral text
3
3
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90856 v2
NZQA Info
English 1.11 - Show understanding of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, using supporting evidence
3
3
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90854 v2
NZQA Info
English 1.10 - Form personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90852 v2
NZQA Info
English 1.8 - Explain significant connection(s) across texts, using supporting evidence
4
4
4
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 6

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90851 v2
NZQA Info
English 1.3 - Show understanding of significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, using supporting evidence
4
4
4
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 6

Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90053 v5
NZQA Info
English 1.5 - Produce formal writing
3
3
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 21
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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