NCEA Level 3 Spanish

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Moreno

The Year 13 Spanish course is designed to follow and expand upon Year 12. The skills Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing will continue to be developed and assessed through a theme-based approach as set out in the New Zealand Spanish Curriculum. 

At this level, oral and written confidence and accuracy, cultural awareness and depth of thinking become evident in students’ work. Students are capable of discussing more complex issues in thematic studies and they will, for the first time, be exposed to Hispanic literature and film as part of the course. 

There is a strong emphasis on expanding vocabulary and grammar so that students are able to use more fluent Spanish and to discuss topical issues relevant to the world today. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is a course contribution of $30 to cover digital resources.
Students are expected to supply their own stationary.

Recommended Prior Learning

There is an entry requirement of 15 credits at NCEA Level 2 Spanish, or HOD approval

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91568 v2 Spanish 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Spanish texts
A.S. 91570 v1 Spanish 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken Spanish to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
A.S. 91571 v1 Spanish 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Spanish texts
A.S. 91572 v1 Spanish 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Spanish to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

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