Level 3 English - Communications

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Jansen

Recommended Prior Learning

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

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



Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Counsellor, Journalist, Technical Writer, Solicitor, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Usual writing materials/devices.


Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments.  Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.