Learning areas and Language
Each learning area has its own language or languages. As students discover how to use them, they find they are able to think in different ways, access new areas of knowledge, and see their world from new perspectives.
For each area, students need specific help as they learn:
This diagram shows how curriculum levels typically relate to year at school for students whose first language is English. Within every year group however, new learners of English vary greatly in their English language competence. The diagrams on page 13 of The English Language Learning Progressions: Introduction show how the stages of the ESOL progressions for oral language, reading, and writing relate to the levels of the New Zealand Curriculum.