12 English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Loh

Recommended Prior Learning

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

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

Term 3
Writing skills
Film study (AS91099)

Term 4
Film study (AS91099)

Learning Areas:


Assessment Policy & Procedures

13 English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)