Burnside High School Burnside High School

Year 12 English as a Second Language

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Harrison.

Recommended Prior Learning

L1 Literacy or with the approval of the ESOL HOD. The course is specifically designed for ESOL(English for Speakers of Other Languages) students. 

12ESL aims to build on the skills that have been taught in the 11ESL course. There is a strong focus on developing writing skills, some of which will help to equip students who are planning to complete tertiary study. Students will also complete units of work that focus on reading and listeningskills. The NCEA standards in 12ESL are Level 3 English Language Standards. Students need to be aware that they will be expected to undertake regular vocabulary, reading  and grammar extension activities at home to supplement the work they do in class.

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