ENG3CA

NCEA L3 English - Communication A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. van der Velden

This course offers students the opportunity to gain University Entrance Literacy through a range of internal Achievement Standards. These include responding to texts, writing portfolio and information literacy. This course is designed to allow students to work through these assessments at their own pace with the option to add unit standards in the second semester.

Choice around topics and areas of interest is a core focus.

This course is recommended for those students with a genuine desire to achieve their literacy requirements. It is a student-driven course that rewards motivated and engaged students.




Course Overview

Semester A
Primary focus on working through three Achievement standards that offer key skills relevant to any workplace or university course. Students will work through at their own pace, utilising texts across standards where possible.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91101 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.4 - Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91105 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
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. 91106 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.9 - Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
Total Numeracy Credits: 0