13ESL

Level 3 English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Loh

This course forms the second part of a two year programme for those students who were in 12ESL in the previous year.

The course offers the opportunity to extend skills of academic reading, writing, speaking, listening as well as study skills in the NZ school context. Students are given the opportunity to achieve Level 2 (UE) Literacy credits. In addition, students who achieve all the assessment standards in the Year 12 and 13 courses will be able to meet the Academic English Language Requirement (AELR) for the University of Auckland.

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.

Bullying: Reading of research on the issue of bullying

Term 2
Bullying: Research report writing

Term 3
Short Story (AS91098)

Term 4
Short Story (AS91098)

Recommended Prior Learning

English is not the student's first language.

Assessment Information

US 22750: Write a crafted text for a specified audience using researched material in English for an academic purpose
US 22751: Read and process information in English for academic purposes (some students may have achieved this standard in 12ESOL)
AS 91098: Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 22750 v4
NZQA Info
Write a crafted text for a specified audience using researched material in English for an academic purpose
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22751 v4
NZQA Info
Read and process information in English for academic purposes

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 16
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.