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Assessment for qualifications: Level 7

The NCEA languages achievement standards at levels 1, 2, and 3 have been aligned with The New Zealand Curriculum. The registered standards are on the NZQA website.

A languages matrix overarches all the languages achievement standards.

Each individual language standard at level 2 is registered with a unique ID number.

Full information on the draft standards and the alignment process can be found on TKI: Alignment of NCEA standards with The New Zealand Curriculum.

  Level 2 AOs | AS and AOs | Portfolios | AS unique IDs | Resourcing

NCEA level 2 achievement objectives

Five achievement standards can be used to assess languages learning at level 2. These are identified on the languages matrix and reproduced in full below:

Productive

  • 2.2 Give a spoken presentation in TARGET LANGUAGE that communicates information, ideas and opinions; Internal; 4 credits (91109, 91114, 91119, 91124, 91134, 91144, 91149)
  • 2.3 Interact using spoken TARGET LANGUAGE to share information and justify ideas and opinions in different situations; Internal; 5 credits (91110, 91115, 91120, 91125, 91135, 91145, 91150)
  • 2.5 Write a variety of text types in TARGET LANGUAGE to convey information, ideas, and opinions in genuine contexts; Internal; 5 credits (91112, 91117, 91122, 91127, 91137, 91147, 91152)

Receptive

  • 2.1 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken TARGET LANGUAGE texts on familiar matters; External; 5 credits (91108, 91113, 91118, 91123, 91133, 91143, 91148)
  • 2.4 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual TARGET LANGUAGE texts on familiar matters; External; 5 credits (91111, 91116, 91121, 91126, 91136, 91146, 91151)

Each individual language standard at level 2 is separately identified its unique ID number.

Achievement standards and achievement objectives

Learning languages has a single assessable achievement objective – communication – at each level. This is different from other learning areas or subjects, where learning is split into a number of achievement objectives that can be assessed individually or in combination. This means that each of the achievement standards assesses an aspect or aspects of the communication objective, not different objectives.

Portfolio-based assessment

Achievement standards 2.3 (91110, 91115, 91120, 91125, 91135, 91145, 91150) and 2.5 (91112, 91117, 91122, 91127, 91137, 91147, 91152) are assessed on the basis of interactions and writing that take place over a lengthy period of time. Students record/collect examples of their interactions/writing and present these at the required time. Teachers need to make sure that their students understand this requirement, and the conditions, early on in the school year.

  Level 2 achievement standards unique ID numbers

Language

2.1

 Listen, respond

2.2

 Speak, present

2.3

 Interact

2.4

 View, respond

2.5

 Write

Chinese 91108 91109 91110 91111 91112
Cook Islands Māori 91113 91114 91115 91116 91117
French 91118 91119 91120 91121 91122
German 91123 91124 91125 91126 91127
Japanese 91133 91134 91135 91136 91137
Sāmoan 91143 91144 91145 91146 91147
Spanish 91148 91149 91150 91151 91152

Resourcing

The NZQA subject-specific resources pages are very helpful. From there, you can find all the achievement standards and links to assessment resources, both internal and external.

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Last updated November 18, 2013



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