Spanish

A-Level
AQA

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

  • Spanish is a global language with an estimated 437 million native speakers.
  • Varied activities in lessons using online technology such as AQA Kerboodle, Google classroom, Quizlet and Kahoot.
  • Weekly one-to-one oral lessons.
  • We provide a vibrant linguistic experience in a welcoming and reassuring environment.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Year 1 (AS) – Family, technology, women and LGBT rights, idols, Spanish festivals and traditions, Hispanic music, art and architecture; a Spanish film: ‘Ocho apellidos vascos’

Year 2 (A-Level) – Immigration, racism, integration, young people and politics, Spanish dictatorship and the monarchy, dictators in Latin America, trade unions and popular movements; a Spanish book: ‘La casa de Bernarda Alba.’

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

Year 1 (AS) – a listening and reading comprehension exam, one essay exam, one speaking exam (assessed by your teacher)

Year 2 (A-Level) – a listening and reading comprehension exam, two essays exam; one speaking exam (assessed by your teacher)

 

PROGRESSION

Universities highly value the intellectual rigour and skills of an A-Level in a modern language and offer a wide range of combined subjects such as Spanish with Natural Hazard Management, Psychology, Politics, Law,  Medicine and many more. The ability to use languages has been highly prized by employers making you highly competitive across industries.