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Spanish A Level at St Benedict's Catholic School

Course description

The course aims to encourage students to communicate confidently and effectively for a range of purposes. It enables students to develop their interest in and enthusiasm for language learning. Students acquire knowledge, skills and understanding for practical use, for further study and for employment. Up to date source materials are used and students are encouraged to access authentic sources independently.

Subject content:
1. Social issues and trends
2. Political and artistic culture
3. Grammar
4. Works: Literary texts and films


Paper 1. Written exam: 2 hours 30 minutes
100 marks
50 % of A-level

Paper 2. Written exam: 2 hours
80 marks in total
20 % of A-level

Oral exam 21 – 23 minutes (including 5 minutes preparation time)
60 marks in total
30 % of A-level

Future opportunities

A glance at the Appointments column of a national newspaper or the Modern Foreign Languages Open Doors notice board will reflect the value of a modern language qualification in almost every career field. Teaching, Translation and Interpretation are areas where languages are used directly.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Benedict's Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 16 March 2017
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