This course requires 2 options.
Year 9 Option - ESOL - Full year
Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Dalley
WHAT THE COURSE WILL COVER:
This course is for students from non-English speaking backgrounds. It offers help with English language skills. In this programme, the mainstream English curriculum processes – exploring language, thinking critically and processing information – are integrated into learning in the English curriculum strands – Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, Viewing and Presenting.
METHODS OF LEARNING:
Students will learn in small groups, in pairs and on an individual basis. Classroom activities will foster cooperation with others and encourage students to use English well in all subject areas and include Reading, Writing, Speaking, Viewing and Presenting.
WHERE DOES THE SUBJECT LEAD:
This subject will help students from non-English speaking backgrounds to take part in all aspects of life at a New Zealand secondary school and in the wider community. Students who continue to study ESOL at senior levels will be able to gain NCEA credits leading to University Entrance.
Recommended Prior Learning
This options course runs for three periods per week for a full year.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
A BYOD device is recommended for this course