Society and Culture
18 years old
Purpose of this level:
This qualification is intended for learners of English as an additional language, attending NZQA approved programmes delivered in Aotearoa New Zealand or off-shore. It is intended for learners who have no command, or very minimal command of English.
Graduates will have the language skills required to communicate, with support, in very basic, familiar, everyday situations in order to begin to participate in an English Language environment.
Graduates of this qualification will have, in a supportive environment, the English language skills to:
– begin to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases to engage in clear, simple, and routine social interactions and to meet basic routine needs
– begin to read and understand familiar words, phrases and very simple sentences
– copy text with a degree of accuracy and legibility, and write very simple texts.
This certificate can lead to the New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 1 (Elementary).
Detailed curriculum will be provided on request.