About the subject
Students will analyse texts to interpret meaning, and examine relationships between language, culture and identity, and reflect on the ways in which culture influences communication.
Stage 2 Spanish at continuers level consists of three themes and a number of prescribed topics and suggested subtopics. Themes:
Students demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:
The examination consists of:
The oral examination will take 10–15 minutes and consists of two sections:
The written examination has three sections:
Section 1: Listening and Responding
Section 2: Reading and Responding
Section 3: Writing in Spanish.
The examinations will be graded by external assessors with reference to performance standards.
The Locally Assessed Languages at Continuers Level Subject Outline includes performance standards, which describe five levels of achievement that are reported with the grades A to E at the student’s completion of the subject.
The school-based assessments and the external assessment will be graded with reference to the performance standards.
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