ENGV201

NCEA Level 2 English (Visual) 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Edgecombe

English (Visual) 201

In this course, you will study written and visual literary texts and develop your writing, reading, viewing and speaking skills. A film study will form a significant part of the course. You will also get the chance to strengthen you research and critical thinking skills in the context of an investigation into language or literature. Learning how to compare and make connections between different texts will be a major part of this course. If you take this course, you will be entered into one external achievement standard, with the option of entering a second if you wish to.


Course Overview

Term 1
A major part of Term 1 will be a class film study, concluding with an internally assessed film analysis task.

Term 2
Text studies.

Term 3
Further text studies, which will prepare students for the internally assessed connections essay due later in the term. This term will also include a student investigation into an aspect of language or literature, developing students' research and close reading skills in the process.

Term 4
Revision for the NCEA exam in November.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 11 English.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There are no scheduled trips, but opportunities to attend theatrical productions or other events may present themselves from time to time, incurring a small cost. You will need to have an exercise book, or folder and refill, for using alongside your device.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 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
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

A.S. 91102 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.5 - Construct and deliver a crafted and controlled oral text
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

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

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 7

A.S. 91105 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91107 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.10 - Analyse aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, supported by evidence
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 8
Total Numeracy Credits: 0