Level 2 English: The Written Word
This course covers the three main areas of English: written, visual and oral language. The course follows on from NCEA Level One and aims to further develop students' skills of analysis by exploring our place in the world through a range of texts including poetry and the modern novel, while also improving and honing creative and transactional writing skills.
It delivers the standards for the literacy requirement for University Entrance.
Recommended Prior Learning
15 Level 1 Achievement Standard credits in English, including AS 90052. Students must choose an English course.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:
- meeting any course entry requirements
- minimum class sizes
- the availability of teaching staff
and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.