Spanish A Level at Franklin College
Year 1 You will study a range of topics which will build on the vocabulary and language skills that you have acquired at GCSE. You will gain a cultural awareness of social issues and trends as well as political and/or intellectual and/or artistic culture, such as post-Franco society in Spain. You will also study a Spanish film. Lessons are taught using audio and video extracts, the Internet and email. Lessons dedicated to conversation will enable you to develop your confidence in understanding and using the language. Year 2 You will develop your Spanish language skills to an advanced level. You will gain a cultural awareness of social issues and trends as well as political and/or intellectual and/or artistic culture, such as post-Franco society in Spain. You will also study a Spanish novel and film.
Five GCSE grades A*-C or equivalent to include English Language and a Grade B or above in GCSE Spanish. Alternatively you will have lived in a Spanish speaking country for a period of time and acquired very good knowledge of the language.
There are a whole range of opportunities after A Level Spanish. As a subject it can be studied on its own at university or in combination with many other subjects. South American markets are rapidly opening up to foreign business as well as Spain being a major trading partner with the UK. Many Spanish graduates find employment in logistics and distribution, the travel industry, retail buying as well as in teaching and translation. This A Level course enables you to acquire a range of transferable skills which will help in whatever you choose to do beyond Franklin College.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Franklin College directly.