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A Level Spanish
Method of Assessment: Examination (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking)
This A-level Spanish course will develop your confidence, communication skills in Spanish and a thorough understanding of the culture of countries and communities where Spanish is spoken.
This four-unit specification will expand and develop your ability to write and speak in Spanish with accurate grammar and syntax for a range of purposes and to understand written or spoken Spanish in a variety of contexts and genres.
AS LEVEL COURSE:
ASPECTS OF HISPANIC SOCIETY
ARTISTIC CULTURE IN THE HISPANIC WORLD
A LEVEL COURSE (ALL THE ABOVE, PLUS…)
MULTICULTURALISM IN HISPANIC SOCIETY
ASPECTS OF POLITICAL LIFE IN THE HISPANIC WORLD
ORAL PRESENTATION: INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH PROJECT
Literary texts and films
1 – Film VOLVER: Pedro Almodóvar
2 – “La casa de Bernarda Alba” de Federico García Lorca
AS Paper 1 –Listening, Reading and Writing
45% of AS, 35% of A Level
1 hour 45 minutes written examination
AS Paper 2 – Writing
25% of AS, 35% of A Level
1 hour 30 minutes written examination
AS Paper 3 –Speaking Test
30% of AS, 15% of A Level
12-14 minutes speaking test
A LEVEL Paper 1 – Listening, Reading and Writing
50% of A Level
2 hours 30 minutes written examination
A LEVEL Paper 2 - Writing
20% of A Level
2 hours written examination
A LEVEL Paper 3 - Speaking
30% of A Level
21-23 minutes speaking test (including 5 minutes preparation)
Students require a minimum of 7 GCSE’s at grade 5 or above or equivalent, including English (Literature or Language) and Mathematics, with at least a grade 6 in SPANISH.
-Spanish Radio on-line
-Although there are many occupations where languages are useful, the ones where languages are essential are teaching, translating and interpreting.
-Other occupations where a languages degree would be desired are finance, law, sales and marketing, engineering, tourism and leisure, international institutions (including the UN and the EU), teaching English as a foreign language and journalism.
Most of these job roles will value language skills and possessing them will potentially open up further opportunities in your career.
Studying languages gives excellent transferrable skills, including communication, problem solving or creativity, which are recognised by UCAS and beyond.
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