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

Learning Areas:



Year 13 English Communication (13ENGC)

Career Pathways

Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Fabrication Engineer, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Building and Construction Manager, Cabinet Maker, Carpenter, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Stonemason, Furniture Finisher, Joiner

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$5 Resources.