NCEA Level 1 English
Number of Credits: 19
Entry Recommendations: Completion of Year 10 English, with specific focus on reading and writing skills. Entry into this course is at the discretion of the Head of Faculty English, Head of Learning Enhancement and other department staff.
Course Outline: This alternative course offers students who have previously experienced difficulties in Year 9 and 10 English the opportunity to complete work at Level 1 without external examinations. Features of this course include: internal assessment, opportunities for personal choices and the flexibility required for individually tailored programmes. The option to sit an external examination will be provided where appropriate.
Skills developed in the course:
- Written and oral communication
- Research skills
- Presentation skills
Course Costs: Approximately $25.
The course leads to: Either NCEA Level 2 English Literacy or NCEA Level 2 English.