Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 2 English Literature

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960446

The purpose of this course is to read/view and enjoy literature. Learners will engage with and discuss a range of texts. Written essays and responses will be the primary mode of assessment, and learners will sit one or two external exams. This course is for learners who are passionate about reading and/or writing.  

Topics covered:

  • Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence.
  • Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing.

Optional (Choose 1-2)

  • Analyse specified aspects of studied written texts, supported by evidence.
  • Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence.
  • Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written texts through close reading, supported by evidence.


Learning Areas:



Level 3 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.