12ESL

Year 12 English for Speakers of Other Languages

Course selection will be active from the 14th August 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Steele

Content:
This is an English course for students who speak English as an additional language. It covers reading, writing, listening and speaking. The aim is to improve English language skills for everyday life and to develop academic language skills to help achievement in other learning areas. It will support the students in other school subjects and prepare them for further study.

Skills:
Speaking: Conversational skills; giving opinions; taking part in discussions; pronunciation practice; negotiating meaning
Listening: Listening to recordings; interacting with other students
Reading: Different genres from a wide variety of sources
• Skimming, scanning and making inferences
• Finding main ideas and retrieving specific information
Writing: Practice with different types of tests for different purposes
• Organising texts into coherent paragraphs
• Developing main ideas


Contributions and Equipment

2 2B5 excercise books
Refill pad

Recommended Prior Learning

Students should at least be working at Level 2 to 3 of the ELLP Matrix, which is at intermediate level. They should have competent conversational English and a sound understanding of basic grammatical structures.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 25 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27983 v3
NZQA Info
Read and understand simple texts on familiar topics (EL)
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27984 v3
NZQA Info
Read and understand simple texts for practical purposes (EL)
7
7
7
7
7
7
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 7
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27999 v3
NZQA Info
Write a simple connected text on a familiar topic (EL)
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28057 v3
NZQA Info
Read and understand texts for practical purposes (EL)
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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