2ENGJUT

Level 2 English Journeys Through Unfamiliar Texts

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

This English course aims to provide learners with an academic understanding and appreciation of language genres, audiences and purposes. Students will work with a variety of thematically linked texts, and are encouraged to read widely and make philosophical connections with themselves and the world around them.  

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Literature & film analysis - looking between and beyond what is seen on the surface.
  • Thematic study of extended written text - various genres.

  • Thinking critically about how and why language is used for a given purpose.
  • Visual text - usually feature film.
  • Identify and use a range of academic literary tools.
  • Various short unfamiliar texts which could include NZ poetry, fictional prose & persuasive opinion pieces. 
  • Develop written personal voice in a range of genres including creative memoir and academic literary essay.
  • Literary and filmic devices used by authors.


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


Resources Required

1B8 exercise book or refill and folder to manage notes, sticky notes / post-it
Option to purchase set written text $25

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 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. 91100 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.3 - Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence

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

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
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. 91104 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.7 - Analyse significant connections across texts, supported by evidence

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

4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
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: 14
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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