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Spanish A-Level at Worthing College

Course description

The course aims to develop your understanding of the language and culture of Spain and other Spanish speaking countries.

Course content

Topics could include media, popular culture, healthy living and reationships.

Continue to develop your language skills through topics such as the environment and the multicultural society, and cotemporary social issues. We will also study a Spanish region and a Spanish film.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSE'S at A*-C grade and a grade B or above in Spanish (all papers at Higher Tier)


At AS Level:

  • End-of-year exams in Unit 1 (a written paper, testing your reading, listening and writing skills)
  • Unit 2 (the speaking test)

At A Level:

  • Unit 3 exam (a written paper with a variety of tasks involving comprehension as well as an extended essay)
  • Unit 4 exam (speaking test)

Future opportunities

Spanish is a recognised academic subject and it is an excellent preparation for higher education in Languages.

There is a wide choice of degree courses focusing on various aspects of Spanish studies, combined degrees such us Business and Spanish, Law and Spanish, and European Studies, which combines cultural, social and language studies. A year studying in a Spanish speaking country usually forms part of the degree course.

Past students can be found in Media, Journalism, Tourism.

A Level Spanish is the necessary background for careers in teaching Spanish at both primary and secondary education.

Students with language qualifications are sought after by employers and this is reflected in enhanced salaries.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Worthing College directly.

Last updated date: 22 August 2016
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