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.
Young people's views. about world issues, immigration, cultures living together, education.
THe Spanish Civil War.
The Arts in Spanish speaking countries, analysing and describing works of art.
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.
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.
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.
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.