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Ko te reo te tuakiri

Ko te reo toku ahurei

Ko te reo te ora.

What is English about?

English is the study, use, and enjoyment of the English language and its literature, communicated orally, visually, and in writing, for a range of purposes and audiences and in a variety of text forms. Learning English encompasses learning the language, learning through the language, and learning about the language. Understanding, using, and creating oral, written, and visual texts of increasing complexity is at the heart of English teaching and learning. By engaging with textbased activities, students become increasingly skilled and sophisticated speakers and listeners, writers and readers, presenters and viewers.



Source: New Zealand Curriculum