AEN1

Level 1 Applied English

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Wright


This English course is for students who wish to improve their reading and writing literacy skills and gain Level 1 literacy. The course comprises of a range of unit and achievement standards that allow students to develop skills in reading and writing. This course is assessed internally, with no end of year exam. A differentiated learning programme will be developed around the students’ needs and interests. Completion of this course leads into Level 2 Applied English. It is important to note that Level 2 Applied English is unlikely to offer University Entrance literacy credits. 


Entry Guidelines

Placement in this alternative course to Level 1 English, will be made at the recommendation of Year 10 English teachers and based on achievement in common assessment tasks. Students and parents/caregivers are likely to be consulted prior to placement. The final decision will rest with the Head of Faculty. 

Pathway

It is important to note that Level 2 Applied English is unlikely to offer University Entrance literacy credits.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 26622 v5
NZQA Info
Write to communicate ideas for a purpose and audience
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26624 v6
NZQA Info
Read texts with understanding
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26625 v7
NZQA Info
Actively participate in spoken interactions
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 10
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.


All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.