NCEA Level 3 English Scholarship
Number of Credits: 15
Entry Recommendations: 14 credits from NCEA Level 2 English at Merit or Excellence level or entry in consultation with the Head of Faculty.
Course Outline: This is a stimulating and exciting academic course geared towards higher English study for those students who wish to sit the English Scholarship examination at the end of their Level 3 studies. It will involve the development of advanced critical literacy skills, the study of a number of literary texts selected from the best works in the English canon, as well as New Zealand literature, and the development of a range of writing and speaking skills. It is expected that students will sit the Level 3 external standards, together with the Scholarship examination, at the end of the year.
Skills developed in the course:
- Critical literacy