Interstate languages

Interstate languages are accessed through the national Collaborative Curriculum and Assessment Framework for Languages (CCAFL) and interstate borrowing arrangements as part of the WA Certificate of Education (WACE).

The Guidelines document sets out the processes for course delivery and assessment.

(344 Kb) (PDF only) Guidelines for course delivery and assessment (uploaded 09/03/15)

Oral examination requirements

Students are required to prepare a detailed or in-depth study for their oral examination. Students will be expected to discuss their detailed or in-depth study in Section 2 Discussion, of the external oral examination. The documents below will assist in their preparation for the oral examination.

 
(26 Kb) (22 Kb) Generic in-depth and detailed study 2014
(80 Kb) (27 Kb) In-depth study outline SA adapted for WA
(23 Kb) (34 Kb) Heritage oral examination interview sheet 2014

CCAFL Languages available in 2015

Host State Language Please note when using the link below it may be necessary to scroll down the web page to find information regarding the specific language.

NSW

Armenian
Chinese: Background Language (Heritage Chinese NSW)
Chinese: First Language (Chinese Background Speakers NSW)
Croatian
Filipino
(Mandarin)
Indonesian: Background Language (Heritage Indonesian NSW)
Indonesian: First Language (Indonesian background Speakers NSW)
Japanese: Background Language (Heritage Japanese NSW)
Japanese: First Language (Japanese background Speakers NSW)
Korean: Background Language
Heritage Korean
Serbian
Swedish
Ukrainian

Go to the following page on the Board of Studies website and choose the letter that corresponds to the relevant language
http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/syllabus_hsc/languages.html

South Australia

Hungarian
Khmer
Malay (B/S)*
Persian (B/S)*
Polish

Go to the following page on the SACE website and choose the relevant language
http://www.sace.sa.edu.au/subjects

* B/S = Background speakers

Victoria

Auslan
Bosnian
Dutch
Hebrew
Hindi
Macedonian
Maltese
Portuguese
Punjabi
Romanian
Russian (continuers)
Sinhala
Tamil
Turkish
Yiddish

Go to the following page on the VCAA website and choose the letter that corresponds to the relevant language
http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/vce/studies/index.html

Other interstate languages available in 2015

Host State Language Please note when using the link below it may be necessary to scroll down the web page to find information regarding the specific language.

South Australia

Modern Greek

Spanish

Go to the following page on the SACE website and choose the relevant language

http://www.sace.sa.edu.au/subjects

Victoria

Arabic

Vietnamese

Go to the following page on the VCAA website and choose the letter that corresponds to the relevant language
 

http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/vce/studies/index.html

 

Syllabus
(328 Kb) Arabic syllabus 2015 (WA version)
(656 Kb) Hebrew syllabus 2015 (WA version)
(438 Kb) Modern Greek syllabus 2015 (WA version)
(187 Kb) Malay syllabus 2015 (WA version)
(828 Kb) Polish syllabus 2015 (WA version)
(502 Kb) Russian syllabus 2015 (WA version)
(818 Kb) Turkish syllabus 2015 (WA version)

Interstate Language Examinations 2014

The following WACE Examination papers are available on the host examining body’s website. Following the link will take you outside the School Curriculum and Standards Authority website. The link will open in a new window.

ARA: Arabic http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/exams/arabic/2014/2014ccafl-arab-w.pdf
CRO: Croatian http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/2014/pdf_doc/2014-hsc-croatian.pdf
FIL: Filipino http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/2014/pdf_doc/2014-hsc-filipino.pdf
GRE: Modern Greek http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/2014/pdf_doc/2014-hsc-m-greek-ext.pdf
HEB: Hebrew http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/exams/hebrew/2014/2014ccafl-hebrew-w.pdf
HCM: Heritage Chinese Mandarin http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/2014/pdf_doc/2014-hsc-chinese-heritage.pdf
HJP: Heritage Japanese http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/2014/pdf_doc/2014-hsc-japanese-heritage.pdf
HKO: Heritage Korean http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/2014/pdf_doc/2014-hsc-korean-heritage.pdf
HIN: Hindi http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/exams/hindi/2014/2014ccafl-hindi-w.pdf
PBS: Persian: Background Speakers http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/exams/persian/2014/2014ccafl-persian-w.pdf
POL: Polish https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/documents/652891/273bc0a6-9f4c-4d94-b320-8c619ffbcdd2
POR: Portuguese http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/exams/portuguese/2014/2014ccafl-port-w.pdf
RUS: Russian http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/exams/russian/2013/2013ccafl-russ-w.pdf (Please note only 2013 exam available)
SER: Serbian http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/2014/pdf_doc/2014-hsc-serbian.pdf
SIN: Sinhala http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/exams/sinhala/2014/2014ccafl-sinhala-w.pdf
SWE: Swedish http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/2014/pdf_doc/2014-hsc-swedish-cont.pdf
TUR: Turkish http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/exams/turkish/2014/2014ccafl-turk-cpr-w.pdf
MBS: Malay: Background Speakers https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/documents/652891/039a73c0-22f9-4a11-b7ce-0055eebab105 - (Please note only 2013 exam available)
SPA: Spanish http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/2014/pdf_doc/2014-hsc-spanish-cont.pdf
VIE: Vietnamese http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/exams/vietnamese/2014/2014viet-w.pdf

Contact:
Hanneke Rekelhof (08) 9273 6724
hanneke.rekelhof@scsa.wa.edu.au.

Last Updated: 09/03/2015 12:12