Level 3 Professional English

13ENGP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms B. Murphy

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must have University Entrance literacy. 


This course caters for those who intend to go on to tertiary education and those students who are on a vocational pathway. It is not a literature-based course. There are four internal Achievement Standards covering writing, the creation of a visual text, an oral presentation and close viewing of a visual text. These standards can be adapted to suit the student's career aspirations. Students will sit one external standard (Response to unfamiliar texts) and may also choose to respond to the film externally.


Course Overview

Term 1
The first term is dedicated to viewing two films by the same director, Baz Luhrmann. Students will study Moulin Rouge! for the external examination. This film will then be compared to The Great Gatsby for the film internal standard.
The first piece of writing for the portfolio will be submitted.
Response to unfamiliar text skills will also be worked on this term.

Term 2
The focus in this term will to be to continue with the writing portfolio and to produce a short film.
Response to unfamiliar text skills will also be worked on this term.

Term 3
Students will present a six-minute seminar. The writing portfolio is due at the end of this term.
Response to unfamiliar text skills will also be worked on this term.

Term 4
Preparation for the external examination.

Equipment/Stationery

Refill paper.
Own laptop would be useful but not essential.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91473 v1 English 3.2 - Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
3
E
4
Y
4w *
A.S. 91474 v1 English 3.3 - Respond critically to significant aspects of unfamiliar written texts through close reading, supported by evidence
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91475 v1 English 3.4 - Produce a selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains, and structures ideas
3
I
6
Y
6w *
A.S. 91476 v1 English 3.5 - Create and deliver a fluent and coherent oral text which develops, sustains, and structures ideas
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91477 v1 English 3.6 - Create a fluent and coherent visual text which develops, sustains, and structures ideas using verbal and visual language
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91480 v1 English 3.9 - Respond critically to significant aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 23

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Pathway Tags

Advertising Specialist, Barrister, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Judge, Policy Analyst, Psychologist, Early Childhood Teacher, Primary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Psychotherapist, Copywriter, Business Analyst, Baker, Journalist, Communications Professional, Editor, Animator/Digital Artist, Actor, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Author, Film/Television Camera Operator, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Television Presenter


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