L3ENOV

Level 3 English - Oral & Visual

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Collins

Level 3 English – Oral & Visual requires students to explore language and think critically about the communication of ideas in a range of texts, with a heavier focus on visual and oral texts. 

Assessments are taken at a slower pace than in the Classic to Contemporary course. Students have some opportunity to tailor their own assessment programmes, including the mode of assessment in some cases (written, oral or visual). However, this is still an academic course. 

Three internal and one external Achievement Standards are offered in this course. Learning is assessed throughout the year, during class time and for homework, as well as in the examination in November. 

This course includes four reading and four writing credits for University Entrance Literacy. An additional six writing credits may be offered at the discretion of the teacher if students have the level of literacy required for this.

Recommended Prior Learning

To be accepted for this course students must have earned Level 2 Literacy and a minimum of 10 credits from Level 2 English, or HOF approval.

Pathway

English is a foundational skill, which is of value in any future career. This is particularly true in
people-related jobs such as; social work, health care, journalism, media, education, etc.
English is also useful in support of many other subject areas, and is a prerequisite for a number of courses, both in school and beyond.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91473 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.2 - Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91476 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.5 - Create and deliver a fluent and coherent oral text which develops, sustains, and structures ideas
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91478 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.7 - Respond critically to significant connections across texts, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91480 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.9 - Respond critically to significant aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 14

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Disclaimer

Please note that courses will go ahead only if student numbers, staffing, and timetabling allow it.  Where a subject is oversubscribed, and there are insufficient numbers or resources to create an extra class, a ballot system may be applied.  

Costs

The Board of Trustees has again asked to opt into the Ministry of Education donation scheme. Doing so resulted in the ability to waive student fee donations. Kaiapoi High School aims to deliver quality educational courses over and above those that which is funded by the Ministry. It is likely the School will opt into the donation scheme for 2023, however parental contribution for the costs of trips and activities where participation is optional, and/or components not covered by the Government grant, may be requested. We appreciate the financial support our families make to the School.