NCEA Level 3 Spanish
Level 3
Number of Credits: up to 24

Entry Recommendations:: NCEA Level 2 Spanish or in consultation with the Head of Faculty.

Course Outline: This course emphasises the world we live in and the student’s place in it. Students further develop competences acquired in NCEA Level 2 Spanish.  They deepen their intercultural understanding of Spanish culture, gaining insight in different perspectives on a wide variety of issues. Students develop more complex language skills, conveying and exchanging justified information, ideas and opinions in genuine contexts. A range of topics relevant to today’s globalised societies are covered in this course, such as work and career related problems, environmental issues, technology and media, social cohesion and creative arts.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Intercultural communicative competence
  • Listening skills: understanding of genuine spoken texts on less familiar matters
  • Reading skills: understanding of genuine written and visual texts on less familiar matters
  • Speaking skills: communicating orally using more complex language in a wide variety of contexts
  • Writing skills: communicating in written using more complex language

Course Costs: Approximately $50 for online subscriptions, competitions and stationery.  

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

AS 91568
Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Spanish texts
5 Credits
 
Examination
 
AS 91569
Give a clear spoken presentation in Spanish that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
3 Credits
 
Presentation
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 8
AS 91570
Interact clearly using spoken Spanish to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
6 Credits
 
Portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 9
AS 91571
Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Spanish texts
5 Credits
 
Examination
 
AS 91572
Write a variety of text types in clear Spanish to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
5 Credits
 
Portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 4, Week 1
Level 3 Spanish