Level 2 English as a Second Language

201ESL
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 2. Some students may do assessments at Level 1 or 3.

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

Pathway

Level 3 English as a Second Language

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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28001 v3 Complete a form (EL)
2
I
5
U.S. 30995 v1 Read and understand a straightforward text on a familiar topic (EL)
2
I
5
U.S. 31002 v1 Read and understand a straightforward text for a routine practical purpose (EL)
2
I
5
U.S. 31020 v1 Participate in an interview on a familiar topic (EL)
2
I
5
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

This course connects to any career pathway.


Disclaimer

Any information, costs or standards may change.