Academic English (ACEG) - Level 2

ACEG2
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91106 v2 English 2.9 - Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence
2
I
4
Y
4r
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
U.S. 28064 v3 Present information on a familiar topic (EL)
3
I
5
U.S. 22750 v4 Write a crafted text for a specified audience using researched material in English for an academic purpose
4
I
6
Y
6w
Total Credits

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

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.