13ESOL

Level 2 UE Literacy - English Language

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Curran

This course is designed for international students who find it difficult to achieve their full potential in mainstream English.  There is an emphasis on English grammar, vocabulary, paragraph and sentence structure and self-monitoring accuracy. There are up to 14 credits for internal English Achievement Standards which include a writing portfolio, wide reading and a written response to information research.  All work is internally assessed as it is produced over the whole year, with the exception of 2 separate reading assessments for EAP. University Entrance Literacy is 5 reading and 5 writing credits.

The requirements of this course are to: 

  • Write six developed personal responses to different types of texts that demonstrate insight and significant understanding of the text and are supported by relevant evidence or details from the text.
  • Produce a selection of at least four pieces of structured, crafted and controlled writing which develop and sustain convincing and effective ideas. There is an emphasis on planning; accuracy of grammar; the use of complex sentences, a more academic vocabulary and language features appropriate to audience and purpose. 

Frame an inquiry: research, investigate, explain and evaluation information about an issue (individually chosen topic) using literacy skills, in order to form a developed conclusion. (may be optional depending on other subject choice).


Course Overview

Term 1
Reading Responses
Discussion Essay
Vocabulary Learning
Writing structure
Parts of Speech revision

Term 2
Reading Responses
Report writing
Vocabulary Learning
Sentence Structure

Term 3
Reading Responses
Writing - Narrative or Feature Article
Research
Introduction to Information Literacy to form conclusions
Vocabulary Learning

Term 4
Revision
Editing
Referencing
Research
Vocabulary learning
Exam question practice

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 34 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 34 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28068 v3
NZQA Info
Write a connected text on a familiar topic (EL)
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28070 v3
NZQA Info
Write a response for a specific purpose (EL)
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30987 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate understanding of spoken instructions in a familiar context (EL)
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)
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
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. 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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 34
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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