Higher Modern Languages

Course Specification

Explains the structure of the Course, including its purpose and aims and information on the skills, knowledge and understanding that will be developed.

2022 revision support for learners (Mar 2022)

Past Papers and Marking Instructions

Access all past papers by subject/level


Specimen Question Papers

Illustrates the standard, structure and requirements of the question papers candidates will sit (includes marking instructions).

Cantonese

French

Gaelic (Learners)

German

Italian

Mandarin

Spanish

Urdu

 

Coursework

This section provides information on marking instructions and/or the coursework assessment task(s). It includes information that centres need to administer coursework and must be read in conjunction with the course specification.

Versions of the Answer Booklet PDF have been created for electronic completion of these workbooks. Please note, and candidates must be made aware, that the answer text boxes in these PDFs are a fixed size. If these are over-filled with text, the text reduces in size. Movement between pages requires the tab key to be used or by right-clicking on the next page.

Cantonese

French

Gaelic (Learners)

German

Italian

Mandarin

Spanish

Urdu

Coursework assessment tasks for Higher Modern Languages

 

Information on the production and submission of SQA-assessed coursework for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher.

Understanding Standards

Additional resources session 2021-22

New - new materials not previously published

Updated - published in 2020/21 but amended for 2021/22

Carried forward - published in 2020/21 carried forward to 2021/22

Please note: For session 2021-22 there are modifications to this course. Understanding Standards materials should therefore be viewed along with the National Course modification summary available in the Course information 2021-22 section.

Examples of candidate evidence with commentaries

More examples of candidate evidence and commentaries can be found on SQA's secure website and you can access these through your SQA co-ordinator.

Course assessment overview

Video overview of course assessment from session 2018-19

Changes to understanding standards materials

Please note: Understanding Standards materials are regularly reviewed to ensure they remain up to date.

Course reports

Provides information on the performance of candidates - which is useful to teachers, lecturers and assessors in their preparation of candidates for future assessment.

Course Reports

Chinese Languages

French

Gaelic (Learners)

German

Italian

Spanish

Urdu

 

2021 Key Messages

The Alternative Certification Model included a national quality assurance activity, carried out in May 2021.

This report provides information on any common themes and key points from the evidence submitted.

Verification Reports

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