Explore a wide range of texts, from short stories, novels and films to posters, podcasts and blogs. Develop skills in listening and speaking, reading and writing, and viewing and presenting.
In this course you will gain knowledge and understanding of film through the study of a genre. You will also write a variety of media texts and plan and produce your own short film product.
Explore a wide range of texts. Develop reading and analysis skills. Develop writing skills.
Sem 1 - In this semester you will read non-fiction texts. You will learn and use research skills to find solutions to real world problems and create a visual text to communicate a message about an issue. This course cannot be taken with 12 ENG. Sem 2 - In this semester you will read fiction texts to discover their relevance to young p eople in the 21st Century. You will create a podcast to share your learning. This course cannot be tak en with 12 ENG.
Sem 1 - 7 Internal credits Sem 2 - 7 Internal credits
This English course is designed specifically for Drama students. You will study & write a range of scripts and watch and review plays. Students will the opportunity to gain UE literacy. In order to take this class you must be enrolled in 12DRA.
Students enrolled in 12English with Drama must be enrolled in 12DRA. The work you do in 12English with Drama directly relates to the work you do in YR12 Drama.
This course is for students who have strong literacy and analysis skills and want to delve into texts and develop their critical literacy, reading and writing skills to a high level.
Evedence of analysis and writing skills through achievement in L2 English.
This course is a combination of reading, writing and visual design. You will develop your understanding of print and broadcast media by learning how to identify bias and critically assessing representation in the media. You will also develop your writing skills by learning how to engage an audience using conventions of journalism and writing a media text (eg: a feature article). Digital technology like Photoshop and Indesign will be used to create your own media product.
This is a course for students who love to write, want to develop as a writer and pick up some NCEA credits as part of their writing journey.You can complete the writing p ortfolio (6 credits) if you complete both semesters.
Semester 1/2 3 credits in each semester This course is split into two semesters: you can take just one course or both.
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