12ENGC

Year 12 English Communication (12ENGC)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Dr P. Bennett

All standards offered in this course are internally assessed so no subject endorsement can be gained. This course cannot be used towards an ‘approved subject’ for University Entrance. Selection of assessment topics will be co-constructed by student and teacher depending on students’ learning needs and career pathway. All topics in this course contribute towards NCEA Level 2.

Course Overview

Term 1
In term one students will be focusing on research and report writing. Students will be identifying an issue in the community which they will investigate. They will be learning how to carry out and structure an investigation into an identified problem. This assignment will develop time management, critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills.

Term 1 Assessments
US3492 Write a short report: 3 credits
US1037 Speak to a known audience in a predictable situation: 3 credits

Term 2
In term TWO students will be focusing on leadership and working as part of a team. Students will be designing and organising an event for a group in the school community. They will be learning how to lead a group and how to work as a team to complete a project.
Term 2 Assessments
US3488 Write business correspondence for the workplace: 3 credits
US10791 Participate in an informal meeting: 3 credits
US24871 Complete complex forms: 2 credits
US1294 Be interviewed in a formal interview: 2 credits

Term 3
Students will develop their research skills through the following unit standards:
U.S. 2989 v6 Select, read, and assess texts on a topic
U.S. 8824 v7 Research a topic using oral, visual and written sources, and evaluate the research process

Pre-requisites

None.    

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$5 Resources.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 1294 v7
NZQA Info
Be interviewed in a formal interview
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2989 v6
NZQA Info
Select, read, and assess texts on a topic
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 3488 v6
NZQA Info
Write business correspondence for a workplace
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 3492 v7
NZQA Info
Write a short report
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 8824 v7
NZQA Info
Research a topic using oral, visual and written sources, and evaluate the research process
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10791 v5
NZQA Info
Participate in an informal meeting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0