2ENGLA

L2 English: Law - Semester A

Course Description

Level 2 English: Law - Semester A

Anyone can argue, but debating is an art. 

The communication skills learned in this course will truly prove that the pen is mightier than the sword. Students who will enjoy this course, would be those who are interested in breaking down winning arguments and how best to be persuasive in many different contexts. We will focus on legal contexts, both fictional and real life. Complete this course and you will be able to convince your way out of any situation.

Standards listed below are subject to change and will be decided in collaboration with the students and their teacher at the beginning of the semester. Students will be offered 8-10 credits for this course. 

Students can take this course for both semesters. 


Prior Learning & Prerequisites

Be willing to: question norms, disagree and be disagreed with, and grow in confidence to defend your opinions.

Pathway

Communication skills learned in English provide a solid foundation for all jobs and career pathways, but especially for careers in marketing, research, consultancy, journalism, management, human resources and trades. The law theme will also spark interest for students looking at careers in the legal profession, politics, government policy and law enforcement.

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 10
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.

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