11ENGP

Year 11 English - The Power of Language

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

In this English course students will explore the use of language in visual, spoken and written mediums. They will learn about media manipulation, propaganda, advertising, and the subliminal messages that they are bombarded with every day. By the end of this course, students will have honed their critical thinking skills, and will be equipped to understand the motivations behind the message and have produced their own speech using the techniques they have learned throughout the course.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Employ critical information literacy to research a controversial topic.
  • A variety of written texts - persuasive / propaganda / poetry / speech transcripts.
  • Literature & film analysis - looking between and beyond what is seen on the surface.
  • A variety of visual texts - including static images and television advertisements. 
  • Thinking about how and why language is used for a given purpose.
  • Develop and deliver a speech.
  • Identify and use a range of academic literary tools.
  • Film terminology and ability to closely view visual texts.
  • Develop written personal voice in a range of genres including creative memoir and academic literary essay.

  • Make links and connections with society and the wider world around us.


Resources Required

Exercise book or refill and folder to manage notes

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90851 v2
NZQA Info
English 1.3 - Show understanding of significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, using supporting evidence

"Optional"

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

4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90856 v2
NZQA Info
English 1.11 - Show understanding of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, using supporting evidence

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

3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90857 v2
NZQA Info
English 1.6 - Construct and deliver an oral text

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

3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 10
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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