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Spanish

Department:
Modern Foreign Languages
Type of Qualification:
A Level
Exam Board:
Edexcel
Requirements:
Grade 6 or above at GCSE recommended

Course Content

Students will explore the following general topics:

  • Theme 1: Changes in Spanish society (family, education and world of work),
  • Theme 2: political and artistic culture in Spanish speaking countries (music, media, festivals and traditions),
  • Theme 3: immigration and the Spanish multicultural society (immigration, the far right movement),
  • Theme 4: The Franco dictatorship and the transition to democracy.

Style Of Assessment

Paper 1:

  • Listening, reading and translation into English
  • 40%
  • 2 hours

 

Paper 2:
  • Essay on the film / book you have studied in class, and translation into Spanish
  • 30%
  • 2 hours 40 minutes

 

Paper 3:
  • Speaking on a topic you have researched
  • 30%
  • 21-23 minutes

Reasons for learning a language at SPH

  • Our excellent results every year. Small classes which allow for individual feedback and tailored teaching and learning;
  • Students who have studied a language at A Level or degree level have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country (98% of language graduates are in employment three and a half years after graduation)
  • Language students have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country