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03/07/19

Fab job Year 4 for taking part in the Bikeability level 1 - we are all proud of you!

24/05/19

Well done to all the children in Primary for their great efforts in the walk to school week

17/05/19

Our students are enjoying the sunshine in Alicante https://t.co/tAKKjl4DlQ

17/05/19

Our students are really getting stuck in on their trip to Alicante https://t.co/FmFOIhZ0Bn

14/05/19

Our trip to the Science Museum was so much fun - very proud of our student's behaviour https://t.co/px0JAtoERH

14/05/19

Our Year 8 students had a wonderful time visiting Alexandra Palace https://t.co/MpEHGvI23D

07/05/19

Congratulations to Columbinus Louisy - Chartwell's unit manager and team - who achieved the top rating 5 for food hygiene at Harris Academy Tottenham. Well done!

03/05/19

The opening of our sports hall was a great occasion https://t.co/1RcOe92p8t

03/05/19

Very proud of our students at the opening of our new sports hall https://t.co/O9ZM0deX9k

03/05/19

Impressed by the talent performing at the opening of our new sports hall https://t.co/A7uy6kHCg0

03/05/19

A lovely picture of our principal, Ms Kattenhorn, with Stormzy as he opened our fabulous new sports hall yesterday https://t.co/mnP3uIfANq

03/05/19

A message from Stormzy who opened our fabulous new sports hall yesterday https://t.co/UDEH2hpmh8

26/04/19

Looking forward to our workshop for students interested in a career in medicine

25/04/19

Looking forward to DofE and planning our next steps at the meeting on Friday

05/04/19

My tutor group are keen to start using our new sports facilities https://t.co/maTSju2wnp

05/04/19

Excited to take my house to see the new sports hall https://t.co/GkoFI7YgF1

04/04/19

Looking forward to our celebration assemblies tomorrow

04/04/19

A huge well done to Year 3 and 4 for such a great music performance today. We were all very impressed!

04/04/19

Well done to all our Year 3 and 4 children who made excellent egg scenes for our Easter Exhibition. They were all amazing!

04/04/19

A huge well done to our Reception, Year 1 and 2 children for making wonderful Easter bonnets and putting on an amazing Easter Bonnet Parade!

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A-Level Spanish

A Level Spanish

Specification: AQA

Method of Assessment: Examination (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking)

Course Overview:

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.

Units Studied:

AS LEVEL COURSE:

 

ASPECTS OF HISPANIC SOCIETY

  • Modern and traditional values
  • Cyberspace
  • Equal rights

 

ARTISTIC CULTURE IN THE HISPANIC WORLD

  • Modern day idols
  • Spanish regional identity
  • Cultural heritage

 

GRAMMAR

ORAL PRESENTATION

 

A LEVEL COURSE (ALL THE ABOVE, PLUS…)

 

MULTICULTURALISM IN HISPANIC SOCIETY

  • Immigration
  • Racism
  • Integration

 

ASPECTS OF POLITICAL LIFE IN THE HISPANIC WORLD

  • Today’s youth, tomorrow’s citizens
  • Monarchies and dictatorships
  • Popular movements

 

GRAMMAR

ORAL PRESENTATION: INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH PROJECT

Literary texts and films

1 – Film VOLVER: Pedro Almodóvar

2 – “La casa de Bernarda Alba” de Federico García Lorca

ASSESSMENT:

AS Paper 1 –Listening, Reading and Writing

45% of AS, 35% of A Level

1 hour 45 minutes written examination

90 marks

 

AS Paper 2 – Writing

25% of AS, 35% of A Level

1 hour 30 minutes written examination

50 marks

 

AS Paper 3 –Speaking Test

30% of AS, 15% of A Level

12-14 minutes speaking test

60 marks

A2 Examination

A LEVEL Paper 1 – Listening, Reading and Writing

50% of A Level

2 hours 30 minutes written examination

100 marks

 

A LEVEL Paper 2 - Writing

20% of A Level

2 hours written examination

80 marks

 

A LEVEL Paper 3 - Speaking

30% of A Level

21-23 minutes speaking test (including 5 minutes preparation)

60 marks

 

Entry Requirements:

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.

 

Websites:

-Spanish News

www.euronews.net

www.20minutos.es/

www.bbc mundo.com

www.elmundo.es

www.elpais.es

-Spanish Radio on-line

www.rtve.es/rne/envivo.htm

www.topradio.es/

www.los40.es

 

 

Career Opportunities

-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.

For more information, please contact Mr Linathan c/o sixthform@harristottenham.org.uk

Please mark FAO and contact name in the subject of the email. 

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