12ENG

12 English

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Vaughan

The Year 12 English course is designed to strengthen analytical skills developed in previous years. The course will have a particular focus on developing critical literacy skills as well as the study of language and a range of literary texts: short, extended and visual.

The UE literacy and Auckland University literacy requirements can be met through success in this course. However students should be aware that they will need to attempt and pass both external standards to meet the reading requirement.




Course Overview

Term 1
Students will:
study a visual text and at least one short text
draft a piece of portfolio writing
complete a close viewing assessment

Term 2
Students will:
complete an oral presentation assessment
study an extended written text
draft a piece of portfolio writing
learn how to analyse unfamiliar texts

Term 3
Students will:
select, edit and publish their writing portfolio for assessment
study a selection of short texts
practise how to analyse unfamiliar texts
revise prior learning and sit a practice examination

Term 4
Students will revise and prepare for external examinations.

Recommended Prior Learning

Completion of Year 11 English to a satisfactory standard. Students who are concerned about their progress in Year 11 English should discuss the options of English Foundation or ESOL with their teacher or the TiC.

Pathway

This course will encourage a life-long interest in literature and language through an analytical approach to classic and contemporary texts. Students will develop their communication, critical thinking and organisational skills, all of which are required in most university courses and valued in a wide variety of careers.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91098 v3
NZQA Info
English 2.1 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91100 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.3 - Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
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. 91102 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.5 - Construct and deliver a crafted and controlled oral text
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91107 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.10 - Analyse aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, supported by evidence

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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Disclaimer

We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.