CBSE Class 12 Spanish syllabus 2022-23: Download syllabus & assessment scheme

CBSE Class 12 Spanish syllabus 2022-23: Download complete syllabus & assessment scheme of the foreign language course Spanish along with the list of prescribed textbooks, e-resources and question paper design.

CBSE Class 12 Spanish syllabus 2022-23
CBSE Class 12 Spanish syllabus 2022-23

CBSE Class 12 Spanish syllabus 2022-23: The syllabus that will be assessed for the students of class 12 students studying Spanish in CBSE board is readily available on CBSE’s academic website and Jagran Josh. It is available for the students to stay aware because the board regularly updates its syllabus to accommodate the demands of the evolving language of nature. The students should stay in sync with the syllabus to ensure they are neither missing any topic nor wasting time on any deleted topic.

The various topics covered in CBSE class 10 for Spanish students are:



(A) Applied Grammar


(B) Reading Comprehension 


(C) Composition and Writing


(D) Culture/Civilization/Literature 


Let us now check the syllabus content in detail:

SPANISH (Code: 196)

Class XII (2022-23) 

Time: 3 hours 

Marks: 80 Marks 

Section - A: Applied Grammar 

CBSE Class 12 Spanish syllabus 2022-23

Section - B: Reading Comprehension 

An unseen passage of about 200 words with questions to be answered in Spanish from the passage. 

Section - C: Composition and Writing 

A short composition in Spanish on a topic related to the life and its surrounding. (200 words) 

Section - D: Culture/Civilization/Literature  

  • Basic information on history and culture of pre-colonial and postcolonial Latin America, besides the cultural and civilizational information acquired in Class XI. 
  • Learners are expected to know about the three most important pre-colonial cultures- the Aztecs, the Mayas, and the Incas. Learners are also expected to receive simple facts about the postcolonial history of Latin America like the war of Independence, the Mexican revolution, the Cuban revolution. Learners are expected to know simple facts about dates, reason and consequences. 
  • Learners will also explore different aspects of Latin American customs and traditions. 
  • The teacher is expected to make choices of texts as per the general competence of the class.
  • Learners will learn about some important literary figures from Latin America. The following additional choice of authors is added in addition to the ones prescribed in Class XI: 

a)Octavio Paz, works such as Vislumbres de la India and Cuento de dos jardines 

b) Rubén Darío, works such as Azul and La isla de oro

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Note for the teacher: 

  1. The above content should be presented and integrated into didactic materials and communicative activities (related to school environment) inside the classroom in such a way that the learner develops the following competencies: CBSE Class 12 Spanish syllabus 2022-23
  2. The following suggested lexicon to be integrated into materials and communicative activities in such a way that the learner practices the target language in real context: ir de compras, los viajes, el clima, paisajes naturales, las vacaciones, servicios de un hotel y agencias de viaje, monumentos históricos, géneros literarios, la música, el cine, la prensa, la Internet, el teléfono móvil, la moda, la publicidad, electrodomésticos, etc. 
  3. Efforts should be made to provide socio-cultural information of Spanish-speaking countries: ferias y festivales de los países hispánicos, lugares de interés turístico y monumentos en los países de habla hispana, modos de viajar y medios de transporte, escritores y poetas importantes de la literatura hispánica, la música y películas hispánicas, etc. 
  4. The above-mentioned examples are suggestive and the teacher depending on the needs of the learners may improvise the same within the framework of the prescribed syllabus to facilitate the teaching and learning process.

Prescribed textbook: Relevant chapters may be referred to for use as per the prescribed syllabus. 

  • Aula international 3 (CD + workbook), by Jaime Corpas, Difusión.

Reference textbook: 

  • Collins Gem Spanish School Dictionary, Collins. 
  • en acción Curso de español 2, (CD + workbook) by Elena Verdia, Marisa Gonzalez, et. al., enClave ELE 
  • Compañeros 3 (CD + workbook) by Francísca Castro, et. al., SGEL. 
  • En directo, nivel medio (CD + Workbook) by Aquilino Sánchez Pérez 


  • “Mi mundo en palabras”: 
  • “Lecturas paso a paso” (lecturas adaptadas con actividades interactivas): 
  • “Pasatiempos de Rayuela” (actividades interactivas): 
  • “En sintonía con el español” (podcast en español): 

Students who are preparing for CBSE senior secondary board exams can click on the link attached below to check their preparation for all their examinations:

CBSE Class 12 Humanities Practice Papers: All Subjects

CBSE Class 12 Commerce Practice Papers: All Subjects

CBSE Class 12 Science Practice Papers: All Subjects

Best of luck to all the candidates.


Where can I get CBSE Class 12 Spanish syllabus 2022-23?

You can download the complete CBSE Class 12 Spanish syllabus and assessment scheme from Jagran Josh.

How can I get good marks in CBSE 12th Spanish board exam?

1. Be familiar with the syllabus. Download it from CBSE website or Jagran Josh. 2. Use the prescribed textbooks and e-resources 3. Practise using CBSE class 12 Spanish sample question paper 2022-23 available on Jagran Josh 4. Solve previous year papers 5. Revise to keep yourself confident 6. Relax
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