13SPA

13 Spanish

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Torrealba

This course aims to continue Spanish and extend students in the skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing and to prepare students for NCEA Level 3.

The overall theme of the course is “World Issues” and will include coverage of relevant global topics e.g. immigration.  

The study of grammar will be an integral part of the programme and the study of cultural aspects will not be a separate section in the course.

By the end of Year 13 Spanish, students will have be able to express and justify their opinions on a number of topics such as global matters, current events, arts and culture in Spanish-speaking countries, history of Spain and Latin American countries. They will also be able to evaluate view points and perspectives.

Course Overview

Term 1
Young people's views. about world issues, immigration, cultures living together, education.

Term 2
THe Spanish Civil War.
Movie review.

Term 3
The Arts in Spanish speaking countries, analysing and describing works of art.
Movie review.

Term 4
NCEA external assessment preparation.

Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 2 Spanish or equivalent.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

$20 Education Perfect highly recommended (one payment for all languages)
$23 ImmerseMe highly recommended
$10 Spanish treat during the year, highly recommended
Students must also purchase a 1 1B8 exercise book and 1 40 page clearfile.

Pathway

Work opportunities worldwide are enhanced by knowledge of Spanish. It is the chosen second language of many people in the world and native speakers number well over 425 million in more than 23 countries. Spanish is spoken by a third of the world's population in all corners of the globe and is the chosen second language of many more. It is essential for travel, exchanges and work opportunities in Latin America, Spain and many parts of the United States. It is one of the official languages of the United Nations.
Future areas of use are vast: University study, exchange and scholarship opportunities, post-graduate study at Hispanic universities, medical study in specialist areas, international law, foreign correspondent, publishing, export-import, diplomatic service, music and art, education, tourism and hospitality, volunteer programmes in Latin America and Africa.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91568 v2
NZQA Info
Spanish 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Spanish texts
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91569 v1
NZQA Info
Spanish 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in Spanish that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91570 v1
NZQA Info
Spanish 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken Spanish to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91571 v1
NZQA Info
Spanish 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Spanish texts
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91572 v1
NZQA Info
Spanish 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Spanish to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

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.

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Disclaimer

We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.