Level 1 Spanish

11SPAN
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Furtado

The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.

In this course, students will develop their reading, listening, writing and speaking skills in Spanish to communicate in a range of everyday life situations. Practice in the comprehension of texts through listening and reading will further develop language and analytical thinking skills at this intermediate language level. Students will also be encouraged to extend their knowledge and usage of the language.  

Cultural aspects of life in the Spanish-speaking countries are also covered throughout.


Course Overview

Term 1
Describing self and others
Interests and Hobbies
Aspects of culture
Food and Diet
Aspects of Peninsular Spanish and Latin American Culture related to the above topics

Grammar: Gender, Adjectival Agreement, the preposition "por", Present and Preterite (i) tenses

Term 2
Interests and Hobbies
School life
Region - rudimentary geographical and environmental terms
Aspects of Peninsular Spanish and Latin American Culture related to the above topics

Grammar: Present, Future, Preterite (ii) and Imperfect tenses; "se Impersonal" usage


Term 3
Home life and Shopping
Travel and Holidays
Aspects of Peninsular Spanish and Latin American Culture related to the above topics

Grammar: Preterite (ii) and Imperfect tenses; Reflexive verbs, Prepositions, The Present Continuous

Term 4
Consolidation and Revision

Pathway

Level 2 Spanish

In taking Level 1 Spanish, these exists a wide range of career pathway fields, particularly in conjunction with other professions.


Recommended Prior Learning

Successful completion of the Year 10 Spanish course; or similar. See Teacher in Charge.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90908 v2 Spanish 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Spanish texts on areas of most immediate relevance
1
E
5
A.S. 90909 v2 Spanish 1.2 - Give a spoken presentation in Spanish that communicates a personal response
1
I
4
A.S. 90911 v2 Spanish 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of Spanish texts on areas of most immediate relevance
1
E
5
A.S. 90912 v2 Spanish 1.5 - Write a variety of text types in Spanish on areas of most immediate relevance
1
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Pathway Tags

translator, interpreter, lawyer, social worker, engineer, business or communications analyst, pilot, flight attendant, shipping agent, foreign affairs and trade employee, government employee, importer or exporter, immigration officer, immigration lawyer, police officer, investigator, banking administrator, researcher, librarian, anthropologist, journalist, advertising manager, event planner, writer, marketing manager, film and video editor, film maker, speech therapist, doctor, nurse, surgeon, care-giver, fashion designer, fashion model, teacher, lecturer, instructor, tourist guide, chef, waiter, restauranteur, hotel clerk, hotel manager, travel agent, professional sports player or coach.


Disclaimer

Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths