REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
- Spanish is a global language with an estimated 437 million native speakers. The world’s second most spoken native language after Madarin Chinese.
- Varied activities in lessons using online technology such as AQA Kerboodle , Google classroom , Quizlet , Kahoot etc…
- Weekly one to one oral lessons with our Spanish assistant.
- 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)
Universities highly value the intellectual rigour and skills of an A-Level in a modern language. Universities now offer a wide range of combined subjects such as Spanish with Natural Hazard Management / Psychology / Politics / Law / Maths / History / International business / Medicine. The ability to use languages has been highly prized by employers. Modern languages graduates have the edge because of their transferable skills and ability to communicate in a highly competitive global business market.