St Mary’s College (Wellington) St Mary’s College (Wellington)

Level 1 English: The World of Words

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Gibson.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open to all students who have achieved a level of competence in English in Year 10. All students must choose an English course.

This course covers the three main areas of English: written, visual and oral language. The course develops an appreciation of literature, literacy and communication skills through a range of internal and external assessment opportunities as listed below.

If you think Level 1 English Word Power is the course you should be taking you can submit an Exemption Request. Find the Level 1 English Word Power course through the English Learning Area page.

Learning Areas:


Detailed Subject Outline

Level 2 English: The Written Word, Level 2 English: Word Up

Career Pathways

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All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.