What should I have already achieved?
12 NCEA Level 2 English credits - this should include the Writing Portfolio and at least one external standard.
*Students should be aware the University Entrance Literacy credits are available in other courses.
What will I learn?
You will explore a range of sociological and psychological principles in order to develop your analytical skills to a much deeper level. This will support your understanding of literature and language topics explored in English. You will then apply this understanding in a variety of forms, such as creative writing, magazine articles, and investigative reports. All written and communication skills developed through Level 3 English are highly regarded by universities.
How will this course be assessed?
Two external standards worth 4 credits each (written text and visual text study, both worth 4 credits)
Two internal standards (connections report and language investigation, both worth 4 credits)
*Two optional standards (writing portfolio worth 6 credits, and oral presentation worth 3 credits)
What are the course costs?
AME Workbook $ 27
Pop-Up Globe Theatre Trip $ 20