Subject information

The beginners level languages are designed for students with little or no previous knowledge and/or experience of the language before undertaking Stage 1, and are designed as a 2-year program for students who wish to begin their study of the language at senior secondary level.

Students develop the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and information and communication technologies to create and engage effectively with a range of spoken, written, visual, and multimodal texts in the particular language.

They develop and apply linguistic and intercultural knowledge, understanding, and skills. 

Please note eligibility guidelines apply to this subject.

Stage 1 subject code: 1KOB10 or 1KOB20

Credits: 10 or 20

Stage 2 subject code (from 2017): 2KOB20

Credits: 20

Subject Outline 2018 [DOC 396KB]


Changes to moderation sample selection

The SACE Board no longer selects Stage 2 moderation samples for school assessed materials. Teachers are responsible for selecting the moderation sample.

Read more about moderation sample selection, including FAQs and an instructional video.

Change to eligibility process

From 2017, schools do not need to submit eligibility forms to the SACE Board.

Eligibility is determined by the principal/principal’s delegate of the teaching school of the subject.

Refer to Eligibility for enrolment.

Danielle Popovic
SACE Officer – Curriculum and Assessment
+61 8 8372 7406
Brent Bloffwitch
SACE Officer – Curriculum and Assessment
+61 8 8372 7515