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English Language
Level 2
Full year course
Prerequisites: Between 8 and 12 credits at Level 1 English
Level 2 creditsASLevelCreditNumLit
Course Description
This is a Level 2 English course aimed at students who would benefit from a fully internally assessed course which focuses on building basic skills.
Leads to Level 3 English.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Samme Hippolite

#colspan#91101 Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writingL2/Int6UE w
91103 Create a crafted and controlled visual and verbal textL2/Int3L1
91106 Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidenceL2/Int4UE r
91107 Analyse aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, supported by evidenceL2/Int3L1
91104 Analyse significant connections across texts, supported by evidenceL2/Int4L1
91102 Construct and deliver a crafted and controlled oral textL2/Int3L1
English Literature
Level 2
Full year course
Prerequisites: 12 or more credits in Level 1 English, including 3 credits in writing
Level 2 creditsASLevelCreditNumLit
Course Description
A comprehensive course of study covering a range of English skills at Level 2 with a strong emphasis on Reading and Writing.
Analytical and interpretative skills are encouraged and developed.
Leads to Level 3 English.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Samme Hippolite

91098 Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidenceL2/Ext4UE rw
91100 Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidenceL2/Ext4UE rw
91101 Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing L2/Int6UE rw
91104 Analyse significant connections across texts, supported by evidenceL2/Int4L1
91106 Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidenceL2/Int4UE r
English Extension
Level 2
Full year course
Prerequisites: Students will be invited to select this course on the basis of school exams, internal grades and teacher recommendation. Expected performance – Merit or Excellence grades in Level 1 literature, close reading and creative writing
Level 2 creditsASLevelCreditNumLit
Course Description
An advanced Level 2 English course catering for students proven to be highly proficient in a comprehensive range of language skills and willing to extend these to higher levels.
Students will be expected to perform at a minimum of Merit achievement.
Leads to Level 3 English and Scholarship.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Samme Hippolite
91098 Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidenceL2/Ext4UE rw
91100 Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidenceL2/Ext4UE rw
91101 Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing L2/Int6UE w
91104 Analyse significant connections across texts, supported by evidenceL2/Int4L1
91106 Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidenceL2/Int4UE r
English Communication Literacy
Level 2
Full year course
Level 2 creditsUSLevelCreditNumLit
Course Description
A selection of standards will be offered in: reading, writing, researching and analysing in order to communicate confidently and proficiently.
This course does not meet U.E. literacy requirements.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Colleen Croft

25073 Read texts to recognise differing points of view on a topicL2/Int3
2989 Select, read, and assess texts to gain knowledgeL2/Int3
3492 Write a short reportL2/Int3
8824 Research a topic using oral, visual and written sources, and evaluate the research processL2/Int3