2ENW

Level 2 English - World Perspectives

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Moss

This course will suit students who are interested in discussing the influences of the media, culture and social pressures. Students will be introduced to the basics of literary theory including Freudian, archetypal, Marxist, post-colonial, new historicist and feminist theories.

This course explores a range of visual and written texts. Previously studied texts have included: The Book Thief, Vox, Ex-Machina, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Handmaid's Tale, Imitation Game, and a wide selection of poetry and short stories. 

Students should have had some success with their writing in Year 11 as this will be an ongoing focus throughout this course. 

This course offers eight credits in the external examinations (although one external is optional) and a further thirteen credits in internals. 

Recommended Prior Learning

You should aim to have 10 credits from Level 1 English courses (including either formal or creative writing). If you have less than this please meet with the Teacher in Charge to discuss your learning. 

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91098 v3
NZQA Info
English 2.1 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91099 v4
NZQA Info
English 2.2 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
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
A.S. 91104 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.7 - Analyse significant connections across texts, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91105 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
4
4
4
4
4

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91107 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.10 - Analyse aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, supported by evidence
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 25
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
Total Numeracy Credits: 0