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Spanish GCSE Intensive (from scratch) L2 AQA at Richmond Adult Community College

Course description

This course aims to prepare students for the GCSE AQA examinations from scratch in one year.

Course content

The syllabus of your course is designed to allow you to understand and provide information and opinions about the topics bellow, relating your own life and that of other people, including people in countries/communities where Spanish is spoken. * Leisure. Free time and the media: free time activities. Shopping, money and trends. Advantages and disadvantages of new technology. * Holidays. Plans, preferences, experiences. What to see and getting around. * Lifestyle. Health: healthy and unhealthy lifestyles and their consequences. Relationships and Choices: relationships with family and friends; future plans regarding: marriage/partnership; social issues and equality. * Home and environment. Home and local area. Special occasions celebrated in the home. Home, town, neighbourhood and region, where it is and what it is like. Current problems facing the planet. Being environmentally friendly within the home and local area. * Work and education. School/college and future plans. What school/college is like. Pressures and problems. Current and future jobs. Advantages and disadvantages of different jobs. You will acquire knowledge and understanding of Spanish grammar during the course, and will be prepared to take the examinations for the 4 units of the course: Speaking, Writing, Listening and Reading. During the course, you will complete assignments to allow you the opportunity to practise the skills and knowledge you will need for the AQA accreditation and will be given feedback on your progress and advice on how you can improve. For the Speaking unit you will complete 2 controlled assessment tasks, they will be completed in class. For the Writing unit you will complete 2 controlled assessment tasks, they will be completed in class. For the Listening and Reading units, exams will take place next May / June. Dates are set by the examination board, normally in January.

Entry requirements

As this is an intensive course from scratch in 90 guided learning hours, we recommend that learners should have some experience of learning a foreign language and Level 2 literacy or equivalent (GCSE English) to do this course.

Assessment

During the course, you will complete assignments to allow you the opportunity to practise the skills and knowledge you will need for the AQA accreditation and will be given feedback on your progress and advice on how you can improve. For the Speaking unit you will complete 2 controlled assessment tasks, they will be completed in class. For the Writing unit you will complete 2 controlled assessment tasks, they will be completed in class. For the Listening and Reading units, exams will take place next May / June. Dates are set by the examination board, normally in January.

Further information

http://www.racc.ac.uk/course/C00064-111202 This course may not be set up yet but it will be available in 2012

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Richmond Adult Community College directly.

Last updated date: 14 July 2017
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