Assessment Specifications

Level 1 Spanish 2022

General information

Domain

Spanish

Method of assessment

Written examination

Standards

90908  90911

Information relating to both achievement standards

Instructions and questions will be in English.

Candidates are expected to be able to recognise:

  • where a noun, adverb, or adjective can easily be constructed from the verb, or vice versa
  • obvious loan words
  • numbers and dates
  • structural words such as articles, pronouns, and prepositions.

Words in the texts that are not in the NCEA Level 1 Spanish Appendix for external assessment (PDF, 115KB) will be glossed only if they are essential to understand the texts and answer the questions.

Texts will relate to basic personal information and past, present, and/or future experiences.

The assessment will be available to candidates in paper and 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

90908

Title

Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Spanish texts on areas of most immediate relevance

Version

2

Number of credits

5

Candidates will listen and respond to recordings of 3 spoken texts, which they will hear as a whole and twice in sections. Candidates may make notes in the listening notes spaces provided.

The total duration of the recordings will be up to 45 minutes.


Standard

90911

Title

Demonstrate understanding of a variety of Spanish texts on areas of most immediate relevance

Version

2

Number of credits

5

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


Spanish subject page

Examination timetable

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