Level 1 English as a Second Language
This course improves your English language skills, so it will help you in your other subjects at school, at work, and in your family and community. You can earn EL (English
Language) and English credits at NCEA Level 1. Some students may do assessments
at Level 2.
This course will develop your English reading, writing and speaking skills. We will help you to become bilingual (or multilingual). This means you will be able to use two (or more) languages for speaking, reading and writing.
Theme: 'Who I am, what I think and where I come from'
Theme: 'I've got something to say'
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
You need to bring a pen, a pencil and an exercise book (or Chromebook) to class. You also need your own public library card (which is free). There are no compulsory trips or fees, but you are expected to go to a public library in your own time and to borrow books and magazines from the library for reading homework.
Recommended Prior Learning
This course is for students who have grown up speaking Tongan, Samoan or another language that is not English.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.
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Journalist, Graphic Designer, Communications Professional, Interpreter, Community Karitane, Pharmacy Technician, Community Development Worker, Musician, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Hotel Porter, Concrete Worker, Event Manager, Conservator, Stonemason, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Technical Writer, Dairy Farmer, Storeperson, Editor, Solicitor, Judge, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Curator, Customs Broker/Freight Forwarder, Customs Officer, Systems Administrator, Demonstrator, Dentist, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Medical Radiation Technologist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Foreign Policy Officer, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Dispensing Optician, Workplace Relations Adviser, Sports Coach/Official, Forensic Scientist, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Psychiatrist, Dog Trainer, Electronics Trades Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driving Instructor, Laundry Worker/Dry-cleaner, Personal Assistant, Geologist, Economist, Electrician, Lift Technician, Human Resources Adviser, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Information Technology Architect, Plasterer, Welder, Production Assistant (Film, Financial Adviser, Fishery Officer, Florist, Flying Instructor, Food and Beverage Factory Worker, Professional Sportsperson, Service Station Attendant, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forestry Scientist, Forklift Operator, Furniture Finisher, Pest Control Technician, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Hunter/Trapper, Upholsterer, Lighting Technician, Landscaper, Health and Safety Inspector, Geophysicist, Glass Processor, Agricultural/Horticultural Field Representative, Groundsperson, Hairdresser/Barber, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Services Manager, Helicopter Pilot, Health Care Assistant, Naturopath, Immigration Officer, Industrial Spray Painter, Insurance Agent, Joiner, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Librarian, Translator, Library Assistant, Locksmith, Train Driver, Mail and Parcel Sorter, Market Research Analyst, Survey Interviewer, Ship's Master, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Medical Laboratory Technician, Radiation Therapist, Mortgage Broker, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Office Manager, Optometrist, Osteopath, Payroll Officer, Photographer, Policy Analyst, Printer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Production Manager, Recreation Co-ordinator, Project Manager, Quarantine Officer, Radiation Oncologist, Recruitment Consultant, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Scaffolder, Secondary School Teacher, Signmaker, Social Worker, Teacher Aide, Speech-Language Therapist, Sterilising Technician, Stevedore, Telemarketer, Television Presenter, Tour Guide, Tow Truck Operator, Travel Agent/Adviser, Tyre Technician, Valuer, Intelligence Officer, Management Consultant, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Court Registry Officer, Marketing Specialist, Geospatial Specialist, Psychotherapist, Case Manager, Career Consultant, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Scrum Master, Fire Engineer, Support Worker, Dairy Farm Assistant, Dairy Farm Manager, Sharemilker, Ophthalmologist,
Any information, costs or standards may change.