SP1000 - Spanish - NCEA Level 1 (course endorsement available)

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What is Spanish?

Spanish is the third most widely spoken language and is used by over 500 million people in Spain and both North and South America. By studying Spanish, students gain insight into a rich history and a variety of cultures and societies that have spanned the globe. Many New Zealanders are choosing to learn Spanish for its importance as both a commercial and cultural language.

What this course involves

This course develops the four main language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students hear and learn the Spanish language as it is spoken in both Spain and Latin America.

Throughout the course, the style remains conversational and learning is set to a backdrop of realistic and everyday situations. From introducing oneself to describing family and friends, this course provides students with the ability to socially converse in basic Spanish.

Other topics covered include holidays and travel, school life and sports and leisure activities.

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

Previous basic knowledge of Spanish is an advantage but not necessary.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
90908 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Spanish texts on areas of most immediate relevance 2 5 External
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard
90909 Give a spoken presentation in Spanish that communicates a personal response 2 4 Internal
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
90911 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of Spanish texts on areas of most immediate relevance 2 5 External
SeService Industries recommended standard
90912 Write a variety of text types in Spanish on areas of most immediate relevance 2 5 Internal
SeService Industries recommended standard
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard