NCEA Level 3 with Achievement Standards
At least 14 credits from L2 English with an "Achieved" grade,
preferably a "Merit" grade in AS 91101 writing portfolio, and, at least an "Achieved" grade in each of the Level 2 external examinations.
Students develop their comprehension and criticism of prose, poetry and drama. They produce writing in a variety of styles, and present a seminar based on literary research.
Works of several major authors in different genres are studied, analysed and evaluated, as is a film.
AS 91475 - Writing portfolio - 6 credits
AS 91478 - Significant connections - 4 credits
AS 91450 - Close viewing - 3 credits
AS 91479 - Critical texts (research) - 4 credits
AS 91476 - Seminar - 3 credits
AS 91472 - Written texts essay - 4 credits
AS 91473 - Visual texts essay - 4 credits
This course leads to tertiary studies