NCEA Level 2 English
Level 2
Number of Credits: 20

Entry Recommendations: 10 credits from NCEA Level 1 English. Entry into this course is limited, and is at the discretion of the Head of Faculty and Head of Learning Enhancement in consultation with other department staff.

Course Outline: This alternative course offers students the opportunity to complete NCEA Level 2 through internally assessed standards only, but the course will still remain challenging. There will be opportunities for personal choice and programmes may be individually tailored for students. Some students may be completing both Level 1 and Level 2 standards via multi-level study during the year. 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:

  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Viewing
  • Presenting
  • Researching

Course Costs: Approximately $25.

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

Assessment

AS 91107
Analyse aspects of visual and/or texts through close viewing and/or listening, supported by evidence
3 Credits
 
Written Analysis
Assessment Period - Term 1
AS 91098
Analyse specified aspects of studied written 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