2ENGDOA

Level 2 English Discovery of Analysis

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

This English course aims to provide learners with a meaningful senior entry point into thinking deeply about why and how language is used by different authors for a variety of purposes. Alongside exploring written and visual texts, students will be offered personalised learning opportunities to explore and make informed interpretations of aspects of the human condition as well as develop their own writing skills.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Employ critical information literacy to research a controversial topic.
  • Self-selected online sources in an area of personal interest.
  • Literature & film analysis - looking between and beyond what in seen on the surface.
  • A variety of written and visual texts - usually a novel or short stories and film.
  • Thinking about how and why language is used for a given purpose.
  • Develop a portfolio of writing, thematically linked to texts.
  • 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

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91098 v3
NZQA Info
English 2.1 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91101 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.4 - Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing

"Optional"

6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91105 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)

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

4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91106 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.9 - Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence

"Optional"

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

4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91107 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.10 - Analyse aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, supported by evidence
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 21
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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