Teacher in Charge: N. Fry
Welcome to the Tauranga Boys’ College English Department. For the first time in your school life, you will study the English language you use everyday, as an independent subject.
You do not have the distraction of girls or the embarrassment of looking stupid in front of the opposite sex. This is your time as young men to shine!
TBC is a decile 6 state school with an outstanding reputation for educating boys. What you will learn over the next five years will equip you with the skills to communicate and understand ideas using oral, visual and written language. Knowing these skills will ensure success through school and the rest of your life.
ENGLISH-How we communicate
|ORAL Language||VISUAL Language||WRITTEN Language|
|Eg. Songs, speeches, radio shows, podcast||Eg. Films, music videos, Video games, posters, signs, brochures||Eg. Books, magazines, newspaper, online articles|
Short Text Study
Diagnostic Assessment- Basic Skills, Reading Comprehension, Formal or Creative Writing
Extended Text (WRITTEN)
Response to Text (Written)
Film Study (VISUAL)
Visual Presentation Unit
Response to Text (Film)
EXAM- Basic Skills, Reading Comprehension, Formal Writing