Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 3 English Communication

Course Description

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Learners will study how ideas are communicated through visual and verbal texts. They will close view a film, and  will connect ideas across texts and select their best written work to form a portfolio.  They will have the option to deliver a speech/seminar or study, interpret and contrast opposing opinions on a text. 


  • Respond critically to significant aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence.
  • Respond critically to significant connections across texts, supported by evidence.
  • Produce a selection of fluent and coherent writing which develops, sustains, and structures ideas.

Optional (choose 1)

  • Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical texts.
  • Create and deliver a fluent and coherent oral text which develops, sustains, and structures ideas.

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Cook, Holiday Park Manager, Accountant, Acupuncturist, Office Administrator, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Air Traffic Controller, Aircraft Loader, Anaesthetist, Business Analyst, Animal Care Attendant, Veterinary Nurse, Army Officer, Artist, Film and Video Editor, Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Auctioneer, Sound Technician, Author

Course Costs and Equipment

$30 for photocopying, Grammarly, and Education Perfect.


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