Domain - English for Speakers of Other Languages

Domain - English for Speakers of Other Languages

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Level 1

Begin to communicate orally (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 9

1281 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to exchange greetings and convey personal information using isolated words in a familiar context, and recognise time and currency.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Complete simple, practical transactions using learnt language patterns (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 9 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 27989.

1282 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to complete simple practical transactions using learnt language patterns.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Participate in a group conversation using simple learnt language patterns (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 9

1289 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to participate in a group conversation using simple learnt language patterns (ESOL).

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Understand simple spoken information and instructions (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 27990.

15006 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to understand information in a face-to-face situation, and follow single-step spoken instructions.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Write simple descriptions (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 17366 have been replaced by unit standard 27996.

17139 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to write simple descriptions.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Talk about self and family using simple learnt language patterns (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

17358 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to talk about themselves and their family using simple learnt language patterns.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Write simple recounts of personal experiences (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 17139 have been replaced by unit standard 27996.

17366 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to write simple recounts of personal experiences.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Begin to read, using ESOL
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

2967 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to begin to read, using ESOL.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read simple recounts of life experiences (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard and unit standard 2985 have been replaced by unit standard 27982.

2968 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read simple recounts of life experiences.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read simple texts to obtain practical information (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard and unit standard 2980 have been replaced by unit standard 27981.

2974 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read simple texts to obtain practical information.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read simple texts giving instructions (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard and unit standard 2974 have been replaced by unit standard 27981.

2980 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read simple texts giving instructions.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read simple information texts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard and unit standard 2968 have been replaced by unit standard 27982.

2985 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read simple information texts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Begin to write with assistance, using ESOL
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

3473 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to begin to write with assistance, using ESOL.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Complete simple predictable forms, using ESOL
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

3481 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to complete simple predictable forms, using ESOL.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Complete forms in familiar contexts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 27998.

3482 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to complete forms in familiar contexts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 2

Complete practical transactions using learnt language patterns in familiar contexts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 9 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 27993.

1283 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard, using learnt language patterns in familiar contexts, are able to complete practical transactions, and make telephone appointments with service providers.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Talk about self in an interview using learnt language patterns (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 9 This unit standard and unit standard 17360 have been replaced by unit standard 27991.

1287 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to talk about themselves in an interview using learnt language patterns.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Understand spoken information and instructions in familiar contexts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28022.

15007 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to understand spoken information in familiar contexts, and follow multi-step spoken instructions in familiar contexts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Complete complex forms (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28001.

17143 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to complete complex forms (ESOL).

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Participate in a conversation in a familiar context (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 1287 have been replaced by unit standard 27991.

17360 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to participate in a conversation in a familiar context.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Write information texts on familiar topics (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 3477 have been replaced by unit standard 27999.

17368 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to write information texts on familiar topics.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read recounts in familiar contexts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard and unit standard 2986 have been replaced by unit standard 27983.

2969 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read recounts in familiar contexts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read texts to obtain practical information in familiar contexts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard and unit standard 2981 have been replaced by unit standard 27984.

2975 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read texts to obtain practical information in familiar contexts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read texts giving instructions in familiar contexts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard and unit standard 2975 have been replaced by unit standard 27984.

2981 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read texts giving instructions in familiar contexts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read information texts in familiar contexts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard and unit standard 2969 have been replaced by unit standard 27983.

2986 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read information texts in familiar contexts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Write recounts on familiar topics (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard and unit standard 17368 have been replaced by unit standard 27999.

3477 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to write recounts on familiar topics.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 3

Understand spoken information in different contexts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

15009 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to understand spoken monologues in different contexts, and understand interviews or exchanges between two people.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Understand spoken instructions in different contexts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28052.

15010 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to understand spoken instructions in different contexts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Complete spoken exchanges to obtain information, goods and services (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28063.

17140 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to complete spoken exchanges to obtain goods and services, and to obtain information through telephone enquiries.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Obtain information through telephone inquiries, using ESOL
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

17141 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to obtain information through telephone inquiries, using ESOL.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Participate in a discussion (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

17142 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to participate in a discussion.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Write information texts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

17144 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to write information texts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Talk about self in a formal interview (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28062.

17359 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to talk about themselves in a formal interview.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read recounts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

17361 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read recounts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read texts giving instructions (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

17362 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read texts giving instructions.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read information texts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

17363 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read information texts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read persuasive texts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

17364 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read persuasive texts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Write expressing a viewpoint (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28070.

17370 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to write expressing a viewpoint.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Write formal letters (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

17371 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to write formal letters (ESOL).

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Write recounts (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

17372 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to write recounts.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 4

Identify ideas expressed in extended speech (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

15011 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify ideas expressed in extended speech (ESOL).

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Speak informally to achieve a range of communicative purposes, using ESOL
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

15014 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, using ESOL: speak to achieve communication purposes; use pronunciation, stress, intonation, rhythm, and volume for effect; use nonverbal devices for effect; demonstrate awareness of the audience; and self assess for strategies and progress in speaking, and develop a plan to improve personal speaking performance.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Negotiate a complex problematic exchange, using ESOL
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

17145 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to negotiate a complex problematic exchange, using ESOL.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Participate in a formal meeting (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

17146 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to participate in a formal meeting (ESOL).

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read extended procedural texts, using ESOL
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 17148, unit standard 17149, and unit standard 17365, have been replaced by unit standard 25098.

17147 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to read extended procedural texts, using ESOL.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read extended narrative texts, using ESOL
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 17147, unit standard 17149, and unit standard 17365, have been replaced by unit standard 25098.

17148 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to read extended narrative texts, using ESOL.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read extended information texts, using ESOL
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 17147, unit standard 17148, and unit standard 17365, have been replaced by unit standard 25098.

17149 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to read extended information texts, using ESOL.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read extended persuasive texts, using ESOL
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 17147, unit standard 17148, and unit standard 17149, have been replaced by unit standard 25098. This unit standard replaced unit standard 2992.

17365 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to read extended persuasive texts, using ESOL.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Write discussions (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

17367 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to write discussions (ESOL).

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Write reports for a specified purpose (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

17369 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to write reports for a specified purpose (ESOL).

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read texts for practical purposes (ESOL)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17147, unit standard 17148, unit standard 17149, and unit standard 17365. This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28060.

25098 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This standard is for people for whom English is not their first language. People credited with this unit standard are able to read texts for practical purposes (ESOL).

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 5

Understand extended complex speech in a specified context using English as a Second Language
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15012 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate understanding of the relationship between ideas; analyse the organisation of the text; identify the function of the linguistic and non verbal devices which contribute to meaning; and self assess progress in understanding extended complex speech.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services NZQA Operational Languages

Express extended complex information and ideas using English as a Second Language
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15015 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: speak to express complex information and ideas; use pronunciation, stress, intonation, rhythm, and volume for effect; demonstrate awareness of the audience; and self assess for strategies and progress in speaking.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services NZQA Operational Languages

Participate in a group discussion on a specified topic using English as a Second Language
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15016 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: participate in group discussion; use non verbal devices in group discussion; and self assess for own progress in participating in group discussion, and develop a plan to improve participation in group discussion.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services NZQA Operational Languages

Write extended text to present information to specified audiences using English as a Second Language
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15018 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: present information in writing for a specified audience; peer and self edit written material; and self assess for strategies and progress in writing informational text.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services NZQA Operational Languages

Level 6

Distinguish viewpoints in extended complex speech using English as a Second Language
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15013 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: distinguish between speaker's own and reported viewpoints in extended speech; distinguish between fact, and opinion or claim in extended speech; infer meaning from linguistic clues in extended speech; infer meaning from paralinguistic clues in extended speech; compare and identify devices for presenting viewpoints in English with those in own language in extended speech; and self assess progress in listening to distinguish viewpoints in extended speech.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services NZQA Operational Languages

Present a spoken argument using English as a Second Language
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15017 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: present a prepared argument; monitor effect on audience; and self assess for accuracy, strategies, and progress in presenting an argument, and develop a plan to improve presentation.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services NZQA Operational Languages

Data as at 15 June 2021