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.
This course enables you to build on and develop your community language, knowledge and skills. Excellent preparation for actively participating in New Zealand life as well as preparation for a job or academic study.
ELL unit standards which contribute to the New Zealand Certificate in English Language. NCEA, Numeracy and Literacy unit standards.
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.
In this course you will build knowledge and understanding of film through the study of a genre, and a topic of film theory. You will also write a screenplay and plan and produce your own short film product.
Are you a budding Greta Thunberg in the making? Do you want to engage in social action and use media to awaken society to the issues it faces? Through this Social Action Media course, you gain the knowledge and skills to conceive, plan, design and make media products that engage audiences in the local and global issues of our times. The course is a one semester course designed to progressively prepare students to become skilled in a form of social action media production, chosen by the student. Above else, you would ideally be openminded, committed and interested.
This course is f or Year 13 students who have already studied Level 2 English and need to complete the Level 2 Writing Folio.
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.
Academic English aims to prepare students for tertiary level study. The programmes are suitable for students who wish to study at a university, polytechnic or improve their formal English in the workplace.
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.
English Language Learning (ELL) provides you with opportunities to learn English for living, working and studying in New Zealand. Learn English will help you develop language and skills to improve confidence, participate in your community an prepare you for a job and/or study.
Course placement into all ELL programmes depends on your English language level. Please contact the Enrolment Centre before 2 November 2021 to receive information about a placement test. After this the next test date is on enrolment day. Be aware some classes may be full. If you are a newly arrived quota refugee, please contact the enrolment centre.
Develop skills in English as well as gain NCEA credits. In a supportive environment, you will develop knowledge and skills for success at high school, your chosen career or academic study. These programmes prepare students for higher level study and are suitable for students who wish to study at a university, polytechnic or improve their formal English in the workplace.
ELL unit standards contribute to the New Zealand Certificate in English Language, NCEA and Literacy unit standards.
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