ENG2

Level 2 English

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Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Wright.

Our NCEA Level 2 English course develops skills in crafted writing and close reading and viewing, with a particular focus on critical analysis. Successful completion of this course will contribute to University Entrance Literacy requirements. The Writing Portfolio achievement standard provides the required UE Literacy writing credits. 10 credits are offered internally and 8 credits externally. 

Students may also opt into the English Scholarship programme, which involves additional tutorials throughout the year and a separate exam, that will most likely take place at the end of Year 13.

Entry Guidelines

The best preparation for this course is English Level 1. 14 Level 1 English credits, of which a minimum of 4 are achieved externally, is a good indication that this course is suitable for a student. 

Pathway

ENG2 is recommended for students with a university pathway. ENG2 is the best opportunity to get University Entrance Literacy credits.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91099 v4
NZQA Info
English 2.2 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91100 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.3 - Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
5
5
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91101 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.4 - Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91104 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.7 - Analyse significant connections across texts, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
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.