NCEA Level 3 English
Level 3
Number of Credits: 14

Entry Recommendations: 14 credits from NCEA Level 2 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 Level 3 through internally assessed standards only and is designed specifically for students who need intensive support. There will be opportunities for personal choice and programmes may be individually tailored for students. Some students may be completing both Level 2 and Level 3 standards via multi-level study during the year.

Skills developed in the course:

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

Course Costs: Approximately $25

Assessment

AS 91475
Writing Portfolio
6 Credits
Literacy
Portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 3
AS 91473
Respond critically to specified aspects of studied visual texts, supported by evidence
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
AS 91478
Respond critically to significant connections across texts supported by evidence
4 Credits
Literacy
Report
Assessment Period - Term 2
Level 3 English