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Spanish A Level at Mossbourne Community Academy

Course description

Do you enjoy GCSE Spanish? Do you have a passion for languages? This course will appeal to those who are keen to develop their language skills as well as those who are interested in deepening their understanding of themes relating to the society and culture of Spanishspeaking countries

The New AS and A-level AQA specification builds on the knowledge, understanding and skills gained at GCSE. It constitutes an integrated study with a focus on language, culture and society. It fosters a range of transferable skills, including communication, critical thinking, research skills and creativity, which are valuable to the individual and the society. Students must also study one film and two literary texts from a prescribed list. The language assistant will also play an indispensable part in helping students improve their speaking

Entry requirements

Grade A at GCSE Spanish. Students will also need to have strong skills in Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing.

Future opportunities

A language on your CV greatly appeals to employers: it shows that you have a determination and resilience to succeed in the face of challenge. An additional language sets you apart from other candidates with the same skills set; you have the ability to communicate with others beyond the sphere of Anglophone speakers and thus will render yourself a real asset within the workforce and to the business/organization/charity for that employs you. Furthermore, an appreciation of cultural, ethnic and social diversity is paramount to succeeding in today’s world and employers will actively seek graduates who have such finely tuned awareness of this diversity given their versatility.

Studying a language greatly broadens your career prospects. Linguists go on to forge careers in an array of sectors: education, law, counselling, social services, customer services, multi-national organizations (sales, marketing, trade, supply-chain,) translation and interpretation, politics, journalism and writing, events.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mossbourne Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years