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DP SL Language B Exams 2015

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Individual oral assessment process





Eight Themes: Social relationships, Communication and media, Global issues, Health, Customs and Traditions, Leisure, Cultural diversity, Science and technology. Divided into core themes and options themes

Core themes-required: Paper 1, Written assignment, Interactive oral activity

  1. Social relationships : Possible contexts include: language and identity, minorities, multilingualism, nationalism, relationships, religious and non-religious celebrations, social and political structures and groups, social behaviors and stances, taboos and what is socially acceptable.
  2. Communication and media: Possible contexts include: include advertising, bias in media, censorship, sensationalism in media.
  3. Global issues aspects: Possible contexts include: energy, food and water, climate change, natural disasters, globalization, migration, poverty and famine, racism, the environment and sustainability.

Options themes-choose 2: Paper 2, Individual oral with pictures

  1. Health aspects: Possible contexts include: concepts of beauty and health, diet and nutrition, , epidemics, symptoms of good/ill health, traditional and alternative medicine.
  2. Customs and Traditions aspects: Possible contexts include: celebrations, social and religious events, dress codes, uniforms, fashion, food, historical events, arts.
  3. Leisure aspects: Possible contexts include: entertainment, games, social interaction through leisure, sports, traveling.
  4. Cultural diversity aspects: Possible contexts include: beliefs, values and norms, culinary heritage, how culture is learned, assimilation, language diversity, migration, population diversity, concepts of beauty.
  5. Science and technology aspects: Possible contexts include: include ethics and science, ethics and technology, impact of IT on society, natural sciences, renewable energy, scientific research, social sciences.


IB Spanish

General IB Resources

  1. New Language B 2015 writing assignment description
  2. International Baccalaureate Organization
  3. AP and IB theme comparison chart

IB DP Rubrics

  1. Oral picture rubric:IB Individual oral SL Lang B Rubric 2013.docx
  2. Interactive oral rubric:IB Interactive Oral SL Lang B Rubric 2013.docx
  3. Paper 2 rubric:IB Paper 2 SL Lang B Rubric 2013.docx
  4. Writing Assignment rubric 2015:IB DP Written Assignment rubric 2015.doc

IB Diploma Program

  1. DP Language B guide


IB Diploma Program Spanish Exam information sheet for students

IB Diploma Program Spanish Testing Resources

  1. IB Spanish Diploma Past Exams and Markschemes
  2. IB Spanish SL Diploma practice exams and commentary
  3. IB DP Spanish B SL exam samples and commentary (May need to log in to OCC on ibo.org)
  4. IB DP Oral exam SL info
  5. IB DP general resources listed in options
  6. IB DP Spanish writing templates
  7. IB Spanish writing templates, examples and explantion
  8. IB DP Reading activity template sample for using Web articles for IB DP reading and writing assignment
  9. Writing assignment-details-excellent source-use

IB French


General IB Resources

  1. New Language B 2015 writing assignment description
  2. International Baccalaureate Organization
  3. AP and IB theme comparison chart

IB DP Rubrics

  1. Oral picture rubric:IB Individual oral SL Lang B Rubric 2013.docx
  2. Interactive oral rubric:IB Interactive Oral SL Lang B Rubric 2013.docx
  3. Paper 2 rubric:IB Paper 2 SL Lang B Rubric 2013.docx
  4. Writing Assignment rubric 2015:IB DP Written Assignment rubric 2015.doc

IB Diploma Program

  1. DP Language B guide

IB Diploma Program French Exam information sheet for students


IB Diploma Program French Testing Resources

  1. IB DP Reading activity template sample for using Web articles for IB DP reading and writing assignment:
  2. IB DP French B SL practice exams and commentary pages
  3. IB DP French SL oral assessment commentary to help fill out forms:
  4. IB DP French B SL exam samples and commentary (Need to log in to OCC on ibo.org)
  5. Writing assignment-details-excellent source-use
  6. French B book worksheets on several themes
  7. IB DP Oral exam SL info


IB German


General IB Resources

  1. New Language B 2015 writing assignment description
  2. International Baccalaureate Organization
  3. AP and IB theme comparison chart

IB DP Rubrics

  1. Oral picture rubric:IB Individual oral SL Lang B Rubric 2013.docx
  2. Interactive oral rubric:IB Interactive Oral SL Lang B Rubric 2013.docx
  3. Paper 2 rubric:IB Paper 2 SL Lang B Rubric 2013.docx
  4. Writing Assignment rubric 2015:IB DP Written Assignment rubric 2015.doc

IB Diploma Program

  1. DP Language B guide

IB Diploma Program German Exam information sheet for students



IB Diploma Program German Testing Resources

  1. IB DP German B SL exam samples and commentary (Need to log in to OCC on ibo.org)
  2. Writing assignment-details-excellent source-use
  3. IB DP Oral exam SL info
  4. IB DP Reading activity template sample for using Web articles for IB DP reading and writing assignment
  5. German B SL Paper 1 2014.pdf 2.87 MB (Last Modified on January 22, 2015)
  6. German B SL Paper 2 2014.pdf 957.27 KB (Last Modified on January 22, 2015)