301ESL

Level 3 English as a Second Language

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Paljk

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) credits at NCEA Level 3. Some students may do assessments at Level 1 or 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.



Course Overview

Semester 1
Reading at work

Semester 2
Career Quest

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. 

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28062 v3
NZQA Info
Participate in a formal interview (EL)

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28069 v3
NZQA Info
Write a text for a practical purpose (EL)

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30997 v1
NZQA Info
Read and understand a text on a familiar topic (EL)

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 31004 v1
NZQA Info
Read and understand a text for a practical purpose (EL)

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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