13ESL

Year 13 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. This course is designed to prepare students for tertiary academic study. Students will be offered Level 3 or 4 EL Unit Standards.

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


Contributions and Equipment

2 2B5 excercise books
Refill pad

Recommended Prior Learning

Students should be working comfortably at Level 3 to 4 of the ELLP matrix, which is at a post intermediate level.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28056 v3
NZQA Info
Read and understand texts on familiar topics (EL)
Level: 3
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
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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