13ESL

Year 13 English as a Second Language

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Harrison

13 English as a Second Language

This course covers NCEA reading and writing for University Entrance Literacy. It is expected that students will have Level 1 Literacy and have built a sound foundation in terms of writing and reading skills in earlier years, especially in 12ESL. Students will need to ensure they supplement classwork with significant grammar revision and vocabulary extension activities to cope with the high standard of academic writing required. All the Standards are internally assessed.

Recommended Prior Learning

15 credits in 12 ESL or with approval of HOD ESOL. The course is specifically designed for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 23 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 22750 v4
NZQA Info
Write a crafted text for a specified audience using researched material in English for an academic purpose
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22751 v4
NZQA Info
Read and process information in English for academic purposes
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
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
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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