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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

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. Students must choose either AS 91150 or AS 91152 and may choose AS 91149 as an additional optional Achievement Standard.

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
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 9
AS 91150
Give a spoken presentation in Spanish that communicates information, ideas and opinions
4 Credits - optional
Assessment Period - Term 2, 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
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