The learner must compile a portfolio in English which is sent to the SQA in March.
There is a final exam in Reading, Writing and Listening. The Speaking component will be carried out and assessed by a visiting examiner, usually in February/March.
Component 1: question paper: 120 marks-Reading, Translating, Listening, Writing
Component 2: performance: 50 marks-talking
Component 3: portfolio: 30 marks-English folio essay completed over the year