Assessment Specifications

Level 3 Spanish 2017

General information

Domain

Spanish

Mode of Assessment

Written Examination

Standards

91568  91571

Information relating to both external achievement standards

Instructions will be in English. Titles will be in English and Spanish. Questions will be in English.

Words in the texts that are not in the NCEA Level 3 Spanish Appendix for external assessment (PDF, 76KB) will be glossed only if they are essential to understanding of the texts and answering of the questions.

Candidates at level 3 may be expected to make informed guesses about unfamiliar words using context and prior knowledge.

Texts will relate to both concrete and abstract matters of social interest that may develop a line of argument.

Specific information for individual external achievement standards

Standard

91568

Title

Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Spanish texts

Version

2

Number of credits

5

Format of the assessment

Candidates will listen and respond to recordings of up to 4 spoken texts, which they will hear as a whole and in sections, with a pause after each section.

As candidates listen, they may make notes in the listening notes boxes provided. Before each spoken text begins, they will have 30 seconds per question to preview the questions. At the end of each text, they will have time to review their notes and answers.

The total duration of the recordings will be up to 50 minutes.



Standard

91571

Title

Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Spanish texts

Version

1

Number of credits

5

Format of the assessment

Candidates will read and respond to up to 4 written texts representative of different text types in a resource booklet.

Spanish subject page 2017 Examination timetable

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