Evaluating & Responding to Ideas in Complex English

    Course details

    • Code: ENGL.4402
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: English
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class80 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)On Demand
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

Students will evaluate and respond to ideas from texts written in complex English, on both familiar and unfamiliar topics, for general, workplace or academic contexts.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. evaluate the main points and key supporting details of ideas presented in complex spoken English, on familiar or unfamiliar topics, for general, workplace or academic contexts
  2. participate in spoken exchanges of ideas in complex English, accounting for and sustaining a point of view, for general, workplace or academic contexts
  3. evaluate ideas written in complex English, from pieces concerned with contemporary issues, on familiar and sometimes unfamiliar topics, for general, workplace or academic contexts
  4. write texts, which synthesise ideas from a number of sources and provide rational support for or against a particular viewpoint, using complex English for general, workplace or academic contexts

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

This course includes NZQA unit standard 22750.

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017