3CEN

Level 3 English - Communications

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Jansen

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: This course follows the national curriculum, covering speaking, listening, writing, reading, presenting and viewing. There will be a focus on writing with responses to written and visual texts assessed through internal assessment. This course leads from Level 2 English courses. The effective use of English is an asset in all situations.

Communications English is a course that offers the standards necessary to fulfil the requirements for Level 2 literacy. There are a combinations of Level 1, 2 and 3 standards available in this course. However, those students who wish to meet the Auckland University English requirement for guaranteed entry should enrol in 12ENG. There is also a communications focus, with standards designed to enhance group work and interview skills.

Standards will be chosen from the ones advertised up to 20 credits

Recommended Prior Learning

Study at Year 12 (either 12CEN or 12ENG).

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Usual writing materials/devices.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 25 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 1279 v7
NZQA Info
Write in plain English
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1296 v7
NZQA Info
Interview in informal situations
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2990 v7
NZQA Info
Read texts to research information
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 9681 v7
NZQA Info
Contribute within a team or group which has an objective
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
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
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: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 12
Total Numeracy Credits: 0