Level 3 English 300
This course is comprised of internal and external achievement standards. It is a full year course. Students will develop reading and writing skills that will develop the capacity to critically analyse a range of text(s). This course sets students up for further education because it thoroughly covers the written and visual/oral strands of English. This course will allow students to gain 14 credits they require for University Entrance. Literacy in English gives students access to the understanding, knowledge, and skills they need to participate fully in the social, cultural, political, and economic life of New Zealand and the wider world.
Students will spend the first half of the year completing the internal assessment requirements for this course. The year starts with a film study. Students also complete one piece of writing towards their writing portfolio. The last part of the semester is spent looking at four texts.
The second semester students will complete their writing portfolio and also they will put together an oral presentation . The rest of the semester is spent preparing for the external exam at the end of the year.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Ringbinder/40 pocket Clear File/2B8 Exercise book/Refill/Pens
Recommended Prior Learning
200English. Students should have gained at least 14 Credits in Level 2 English with at least one pass coming from an external standard.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Television Presenter, Film/Television Camera Operator, Marketing Specialist, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Cutter, Journalist, Communications Professional, Community Development Worker, Musician, Technical Writer, Editor, Animator/Digital Artist, Holiday Park Manager, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Workplace Relations Adviser, Business Analyst, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Author, Lighting Technician, Tailor/Dressmaker, Primary School Teacher, Librarian,
Any information, costs or standards may change.