Level 2 Spanish

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.

This course aims to develop the student’s ability to understand and communicate with confidence in Spanish in a wide range of genuine situations, both familiar and beyond immediate personal life. Social, historical and cultural contexts relating to the Spanish-speaking world are studied through film, reading and analytical research.

Course Overview

Term 1
Holidays and Sustainable Tourism
Life and Work

Grammar: Review of Present and Future tenses, Past tenses. The Conditional tense.
Gender and Adjectival agreement
the Imperative

Term 2
Health and Wellbeing - youth issues, habits and addictions
Media and Advertising

Grammar: The Perfect and Pluperfect tenses
Formal commands

Term 3
Technology and Modern Life
The Environment

Grammar: Relative Pronouns

Term 4
Revision and consolidation


Level 3 Spanish

With Spanish, careers exist in a wide range of fields, particularly in conjunction with other professions. (See below in "Pathway Tags".

Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 3 standards achieved in Level 1 Spanish


at least 2 in the Derived Grade "external" practice assessment(reading and listening), 

plus 1 Internal Assessment Standard 


at least 2 Internal Assessment Standards 

plus 1 in the Derived Grade "external" practice assessment (either reading or listening).

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91148 v3 Spanish 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Spanish texts on familiar matters
A.S. 91150 v2 Spanish 2.2 - Give a spoken presentation in Spanish that communicates information, ideas and opinions
A.S. 91151 v3 Spanish 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual Spanish text(s) on familiar matters
A.S. 91152 v2 Spanish 2.5 - Write a variety of text types in Spanish to convey information, ideas, and opinions in genuine contexts
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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.


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