Assessment Specifications

Level 3 Cook Islands Māori 2021

General information

Domain

Cook Islands Māori

Method of assessment

Written examination

Standards

91538  91541

Information related to both achievement standards

Instructions and questions will be in English and Cook Islands Māori.

Texts will relate to concrete and abstract matters of social interest that may develop a line of argument. Topics may include matters beyond candidates’ immediate experience, for example:

  • education and employment
  • media and entertainment
  • travel and tourism
  • historical events.

For further guidance on language and contexts, see: 

The assessment will be available to candidates in paper or digital format. Further information about digital external assessments can be found on the Digital Assessment: NCEA Online page. 

Specific information for individual achievement standards

Standard

91538

Title

Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Cook Islands Māori texts

Version

2

Number of credits

5

Candidates will listen and respond to recordings of up to 3 spoken texts, which they will hear as a whole and twice 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

91541

Title

Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and / or visual Cook Islands Māori texts

Version

2

Number of credits

5

Candidates will read and respond to up to 3 written texts representative of different text types.


Cook Islands Māori subject page

Examination timetable

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