This course requires 1 option.

Year 11 English

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Natalie Faitala

Level 1 English builds on the knowledge and skills gained from Year 10 English. It is aimed at students who are proficient in the skills required for this curriculum area and will cover a full range of Achievement Standards that assess reading, writing, oral and visual language skills at Level 1.

All courses of English at Wesley College offer students the opportunity to:
1. Engage with and enjoy language in all its varieties.
2. Understand, respond to, and use oral, written and visual language effectively in a range of contexts.
3. Develop control over the processes associated with using and responding to English language purposefully
and effectively through, reading, writing speaking,
listening, viewing and presenting.
4. Develop an understanding of the grammar and conventions of English.
5. Respond personally to and think critically about a range of texts, including literary texts.
6. Use language skills to identify information needs, find, use, and communicate information.
7. Acquire the necessary standards to meet both Level 1 NCEA and the University Entrance Literacy requirements.