As Term 3 starts, Stage 6 teachers will be preparing students for their upcoming Trial and HSC speaking exams. Did you know the NSW Department of Education has a range of resources to support teachers to conduct speaking exams and to prepare their students for them?
A recording of our statewide staff meeting Stage 6 Beginners and Continuers speaking skills on the Languages NSW YouTube site, including information and tips about how to conduct an HSC-style exam for these courses.
Language-specific practice speaking questions for a range of Beginners and Continuers courses which can be found on the Stage 6 section of our website.
Reflections and advice form past HSC students, including tips on improving speaking skills.
HSC speaking tasks in Beginners and Continuers modern languages course on MyPL. This course strengthens teacher capability for assessing students’ speaking skills in Stage 6 Beginners and Continuers courses for modern languages. The course models successful strategies for designing and conducting both HSC-style (including instructions and tips about how to conduct exams) and non-HSC style speaking tasks. This course counts for 1-hour Accredited PD. You will find this course in MyPL - Course code AC00380. (Staff only.)