EAP
This course requires 2 options.

English for Academic Purposes

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Fry

English for Academic Purposes is a course which provides opportunities for students to gain UE Literacy in Reading and Writing. It is an academic cross-curricular course which builds students' academic literacy skills for study at Level 3 and at tertiary level. The skills developed are academic essay writing, oral presentation skills, critical reading analysis as well as analysis of spoken academic text. 

Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 1 Literacy and strong achievement in in NCEA Level 2. Some students with strong literacy in English evident in their NCEA Level 1 Certificate may be accepted into this course on HOD approval.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 22749 v4
NZQA Info
Write a text under test conditions in English for an academic purpose
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5w
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22750 v4
NZQA Info
Write a crafted text for a specified audience using researched material in English for an academic purpose
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22751 v4
NZQA Info
Read and process information in English for academic purposes
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22891 v4
NZQA Info
Deliver an oral presentation in English for an academic purpose
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22892 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate understanding of a spoken text and process information in English for an academic purpose
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 27
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 17
Total Numeracy Credits: 0