ENG200

Level 2 English

Course Description

Teacher to contact with questions: Mr I. Crandell-Tanner

Level 2 English explores the nature of humanity and the world around us through the appreciation and close reading of film, poetry, and a novel and/or drama script. This course engages and challenges students by examining the techniques used in creating literature, and by analysing how the texts we read and view are relevant to our own lives and to the society we live in. Building on the skills developed in Level 1 English, the Level 2 course continues to foster and develop an enjoyment of literature and the English language. Written and spoken communication skills are developed at a more advanced level as students learn to shape the language and structure of their writing and speaking to particular purposes and audiences.

Key areas of focus in Level 2 English include:

  • Advanced writing skills, which apply to academic, business, and creative writing
  • Reading for personal learning, growth and enjoyment
  • Viewing and analysing film.


The Level 2 English course has flexibility in some areas so that students who may require more time to complete a unit of work are allowed this. Standards assessed will be a selection from the list below.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1B5/1B8 Exercise book OR refill and ringbinder
Workbooks that cost $20 are optional for students sitting the unfamiliar text examination.

Recommended Prior Learning

Completion, submission and successful achievement of at least TWO internal assessments at Level 1.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 32 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91098 v3
NZQA Info
English 2.1 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91099 v4
NZQA Info
English 2.2 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91100 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.3 - Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91101 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.4 - Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91102 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.5 - Construct and deliver a crafted and controlled oral text
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91105 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91106 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.9 - Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91107 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.10 - Analyse aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, supported by evidence
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 32
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 32
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 26
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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