NCEA Level 2 Spanish
Level 2
Number of Credits: up to 19

Entry Recommendations: Completion of NCEA Level 1 Spanish or in consultation with the Head of Faculty.

Course Outline: This course moves from the immediate self, emphasised at Level 1, to focusing on perspectives of others. Students further develop linguistic and intercultural competence acquired in Level 1 Spanish. They learn to convey and exchange information, ideas and opinions about familiar situations and topics, such as future plans, health and well-being, leisure, Spanish speaking communities outside Spain and latest trends in the culture.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Intercultural communicative competence
  • Listening skills: understanding of spoken texts on familiar matters
  • Reading skills: understanding of written and visual texts on familiar matters
  • Speaking skills: communicating orally using effective language
  • Writing skills: communicating in writing about a variety of familiar topics

Course Costs: Approximately $60 to cover online subscriptions, competitions and stationery.

The course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Spanish.

Assessment: Components of this course will be selected from the following standards to suit individual learning needs.

AS 91148
Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Spanish texts on familiar matters
5 Credits
AS 91149
Interact using spoken Spanish to share information and justify ideas and opinions in different situations
5 Credits - optional
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 8
AS 91150
Give a spoken presentation in Spanish that communicates information, ideas and opinions
4 Credits - optional
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 9
AS 91151
Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual Spanish text(s) on familiar matters
5 Credits
AS 91152
Write a variety of text types in Spanish to convey information, ideas and opinions in genuine contexts
5 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 4, Week 1
Level 2 Spanish