English

By For more information - Ms Heitkonig | Posted: Saturday July 31, 2021

LEVEL ONE

Code: L1ENG

Course Description 

In this course you will develop the reading, writing and oral language skills required to achieve across a range of subjects and for participation in everyday life. You will have the opportunity to explore and debate texts and ideas that challenge and engage. This course also provides a sound base for achieving success in Level 2 English and Level 2 as a whole.

Assessment

Internal

Up to 15 credits

  • AS 90052/90053 1.4/1.5 Produce formal/ creative writing - 6 credits
  • AS 90857 Construct and deliver an oral text - 3 credits
  • AS 90855 1.7 Create a visual text - 3 credits
  • AS 90852) 1.8 Explain significant connection(s) across texts, using supporting evidence - 4 credits
  • AS (90853) 1.9 Use information literacy skills to form conclusion(s) - 4 credits
  • AS (90854) 1.10 Form personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence - 4 credits
  • AS (90856) 1.11 Show understanding of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, using supporting evidence - 3 credits

External

Up to 12 credits

  • AS (90049) 1.1 Show understanding of specified aspects of studied written texts with supporting evidence - 4 credits
  • AS (90850) 1.2 Show understanding of specified aspects of studied visual or oral texts with supporting evidence - 4 credits
  • AS (90051) 1.3 Show understanding of significant aspects of unfamiliar text through close reading - 4 credits

Entry Criteria

Students should have completed Year 10 English or have the reading and writing skills required to achieve success in Year 11 English. 


LEVEL TWO

Code: L2ENG

Course Description

Many vocations, tertiary courses and recreational interests still expect a good grounding in English to be paramount. This course readies students for these experiences beyond secondary school. It is highly recommended that all students take Level 2 English. Many of the standards offered also meet UE literacy requirements of 10 credits (5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing).

Assessment

Internal

Up to 13 credits

  • AS (91101) 2.4 Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing - 6 credits (W)
  • AS (91102) 2.5 Construct and deliver a crafted and controlled oral text - 3 credits
  • AS (91103) 2.6 Create a visual and verbal text - 3 credits
  • AS (91105) 2.8 Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusions - 4 credits (R)
  • AS (AS91106) 2.9 Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence - 4 credits (R)
  • AS (91107) 2.10 Analyse aspects of visual and/or oral texts through close viewing, supported by evidence - 3 credits

External

Up to 12 credits

  • AS (91098) 2.1 Analyse specified aspects of studied written texts supported by evidence - 4 credits (R + W)
  • AS (91099) 2.2 Analyse specified aspects of studied visual or oral texts supported by evidence - 4 credits (W)
  • AS (91100) 2.3 Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written texts through close reading, supported by evidence - 4 credits (R + W)

Entry Criteria 

At least 12 credits in Level 1 English or by the discretion of the HoD of English.


LEVEL THREE

Code: L3ENG

Course Description 

This course builds on the skills and key competencies established at Levels 1 and 2 and continues the connections to the vocational sectors, especially ‘Social and Community Services’ and Creative Industries.’ 

Course of Study 

This course includes:

  • production of extended pieces of writing in selected styles
  • completion of independent research
  • respond critically to a studied written text, and an oral or visual text including Shakespearean texts
  • responding critically to unfamiliar prose and poetry texts

Assessment 

A combination of internal and external credits allowing up to 25 credits.

Internal

Up to 13 credits

  • AS (91475) 3.4 Produce a selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains, and structures ideas - 6 credits (W)
  • AS (91479) 3.8 Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical contexts - 4 credits (R)
  • AS (91480) 3.9 Respond critically to significant aspects of visual and/or oral texts - 3 credits

External

Up to 12 credits

  • AS (91472) 3.1 Respond critically to specified aspects of studied written texts - 4 credits (R & W)
  • AS (91473) 3.2 Respond critically to specified aspects of studied visual or oral texts - 4 credits (W)
  • AS (91474) 3.3 Respond critically to significant aspects of unfamiliar written texts through close reading - 4 credits (R & W) 

Note: 10 credits (5 Reading UE Literacy and 5 Writing UE Literacy) are required to meet the University Entrance literacy requirement.

Entry Criteria 

A minimum of 14 one of which is an External credits from Level 2 English or by the discretion of the HoD of English.

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