12ESL

12 English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

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 M. Loh

The content of the course will focus on the development of academic English language skills through a topic-based approach. Skills include reading and applying understanding in English for academic purposes, writing for academic purposes, delivery of oral presentations and understanding of spoken texts. Academic vocabulary extension will be part of the course.

This is designed to be a two year course which will allow students to work towards gaining the approved NZQA literacy requirements for entry to New Zealand universities.


Course Overview

Term 1
The programme is a topics-based language course which focusses on Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing skills with an emphasis on grammar and vocabulary.

Climate Change

Term 2
Deforestation

Term 3
Writing skills
Film study (AS91099)

Term 4
Film study (AS91099)

Recommended Prior Learning

Students have engaged with Year 11 ESOL or Year 11 English. Students who have English as a second language.

Assessment Information

US 22751: Read and process information in English for academic purposes
AS91099: Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 22751 v4
NZQA Info
Read and process information in English for academic purposes
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91099 v4
NZQA Info
English 2.2 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral 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: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 10
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 10
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.