Assessment SL

Assessment component

Weighting

External assessment
70%
Paper 1 (1 hour 30 minutes): Receptive skills

Text-handling exercises on four written texts, based on the core.

25%
Paper 2 (1 hour 30 minutes): Written productive skills

One writing exercise of 250–400 words from a choice of five, based on the options.

25%
Written assignment: Receptive and written productive skills

Inter-textual reading followed by a written task of 300–400 words plus a 150–200 word rationale, based on the core.

20%
Internal assessment

Internally assessed by the teacher and externally moderated by the IB.

30%
Individual oral (8–10 minutes)

Based on the options: 15 minutes’ preparation time and a 10 minute (maximum) presentation and discussion with the teacher.

20%
Interactive oral activity

Based on the core: Three classroom activities assessed by the teacher.

10%