A-Level Spanish

A-Level Spanish

SUBJECT LEADER

Miss A Munro

EXAM BOARD

AQA

SPECIFICATION LINK

A-Level Spanish

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Grade 6 in GCSE Spanish.

Why choose A-Level Spanish?

Are you interested in:
· Becoming fluent in a second language?
· Working in a multinational company?
· Foreign travel?
· Languages and business?
· Combining a language skill with another expertise?
With almost 400 million speakers, Spanish is the fourth most widely spoken language in the world. Aside from its use in Spain and most of Latin America, it has a major and growing presence in the USA. You can combine Spanish with most other subjects at university. There is a great demand for Spanish speakers in tourism, business, telecommunications, and teaching.

What you will study in A-Level Spanish?

Modern Spanish in a variety of situations
The society and culture of Spanish speaking countries.
Topics
Year One – Social Issues and trends: artistic culture in the Spanish speaking world. A Spanish film.
Year Two – Multiculturalism and aspects of political life in Spanish speaking world. A Spanish novel.

How you will be assessed in A-Level Spanish?

Paper 1: Listening, Reading & Translation 40 %
Paper 2: Writing (2 x essays) 30%
Paper 3: Speaking 30%

Additional Information

We hope your studies will include a visit to a Spanish speaking country. There will be an opportunity to take part in a study trip or work experience visit abroad during the two year course.