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Head Teachers Languages
The following amendments have been made to the examination specifications for Stage 6 Latin Extension to accommodate both prose and verse text prescriptions:
- Section I: Prescribed Text - the first dot point and now reads ‘approximately 20 lines of verse or approximately 120 words of prose’. (It previously read ‘approximately 20 lines’)
- Section II: Non-prescribed Text - the first dot point now reads ‘approximately 10 lines of verse or approximately 60 words of prose’. (It previously read ‘approximately 10 lines’). In the same section, the first part of the third dot point now reads ‘approximately 5 lines of verse or approximately 30 words of prose’. (It previously read ‘approximately 5 lines of the prescribed genre’).
The revised specifications can be found in Assessment and reporting in Latin Extension Stage 6 available to download from the HSC syllabus page of the BOSTES website.
For more information, contact:
Senior Project Office, Languages
02 9367 8312