NCEA Level 2 English Literature
Level 2
Number of Credits: 21

Entry Recommendations: Completion of Level 1 with at least 14 credits from NCEA Level 1 English, including one external (91098 and/or 91099), or at the discretion of the Head of Faculty English in consultation with other department staff.

Course Outline: This is a well-rounded, vibrant general Level 2 English course, which will further develop skills in writing, critical literacy through the study of a number of written and visual texts, and oral presentation. There will be an opportunity for students to achieve the 10 Literacy credits required as one of the prerequisites for entry into university.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Writing
  • Critical literacy
  • Visual analysis
  • Written analysis

Course Costs: Approximately $25.

The course leads to: NCEA Level 3 English or Scholarship English.

Assessment

AS 91098
Analyse specified aspects of studied written text(s) supported by evidence
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
AS 91099
Analyse specified aspects of studied visual or oral text (s) supported by evidence
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
AS 91101
Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
6 Credits
Literacy
Portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 3
AS 91102
Construct and deliver a crafted and controlled oral text
3 Credits
 
Formal Speech
Assessment Period - Term 2
AS 91105
Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusions
4 Credits
Literacy
Report
Assessment Period - Term 2
Level 2 English Literature