Year 9 English for Academic Purposes

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Butler

Students cover a range of thematic units, which include: study of novel, film, oral language and writing. Texts will be chosen to suit students who have English as their second language. Students will develop their ability to understand, analyse and discuss oral, written and visual texts in preparation for 10 EAPA.

Course Overview

Term 1
Non Fiction Unit : Research topic Famous New Zealander
Create a visual text

Term 2
Novel Study Setting Plot Character Themes Conflict

Term 3
Visual Text Study ( Film)
Language Techniques

Term 4
Oral Presentation
Written and Oral


Year 10 English for Second Language Speakers

Recommended Prior Learning

Invitation Only


Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths