NCEA L3 English - Communication A

ENG3CA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. van der Velden

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry.


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.

Learning Areas:

Languages - Ngā Reo, NCEA Level 3



Career Pathways

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