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Level 1 English Literature Full Course

Course Description

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Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 English

A course designed to prepare learners for the academic requirements of L2 Literature English L2ENLIT.

Learners will have the opportunity to gain fifteen Level 1 credits. Learners will be encouraged to

enter the Practice Exam and the L1 English External NZQA exam. Learners will develop

the appropriate oral, written and reading skills needed for L2 English through project work, text reviews,

connecting texts, and writing and reading activities.

Topics Covered:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of specific aspects of studied text.
  2. Develop ideas in writing using stylistic and written conventions.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of significant aspects of unfamiliar text.

Learning Areas:


Assessment Information

Please note that the standard credit totals displayed below as well as the standard descriptions are subject to change before the start of 2024 due to the upcoming NCEA Level 1 changes.


Level 2 English Literature

Career Pathways

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Course Costs and Equipment

$30 for Education Perfect, Grammarly, and photocopying.


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.