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Spanish A Level at Oasis Academy Brightstowe

Course description

As the third most spoken language in the world, Spanish offers many opportunities. If you enjoy Spanish and Latin American culture, are good at languages, may want to live abroad and have better career prospects, Spanish should be one of your choices. Spanish combines well with either arts or science subjects and the AS and A2 courses are varied and enjoyable. Studying a European language widens your horizons, giving you a European perspective, and increases your employability.

Course content

AS level

• Topics: leisure and lifestyles; the individual and society

• Speaking skills on the above topics

• Listening, reading, and writing

A2 level

• Topics: environmental issues; social and political issues, literature and film study

• Speaking skills on the above topics

• Listening, reading, and writing

Entry requirements

NBP16C level 3 entry requirement including a B in Spanish.


There will be whole-class teaching, small group and paired work activities. You will also take part in conferences and courses at local universities. There are likely to be theatre trips and the possibility of a visit to Spain. You will also have a timetabled lesson with the Spanish assistant in a small group to enhance your speaking skills.

Future opportunities

You can take a traditional language course at university, or a degree, which combines language modules with subjects such as business, accounting, science, European studies or tourism. Competence in Spanish can enhance your earning power considerably and is an asset in any work place. As well as export links, major British firms have partnerships with Spanish and Latin American companies and welcome graduates with language skills.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Oasis Academy Brightstowe directly.

Last updated date: 10 July 2015

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