Year 12 English for Speakers of Other Languages

12ESL
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


Pathway

Year 13 English for Speakers of Other Languages

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.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27983 v3 Read and understand simple texts on familiar topics (EL)
2
I
8
U.S. 27984 v3 Read and understand simple texts for practical purposes (EL)
2
I
7
U.S. 27999 v3 Write a simple connected text on a familiar topic (EL)
2
I
5
U.S. 28057 v3 Read and understand texts for practical purposes (EL)
3
I
5
Total Credits

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