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Spanish A Level at Queens Park Community School

Course description

Studying Spanish A level will:
 
Develop and build on the skills you acquired at GCSE
Enhance your employment prospects in a global economy
Facilitate foreign travel
Provide an insight into another culture and society
Provide a sound basis for further study

Course content

You will study two Cultural Topics (e.g. one book and one film) from a Spanish speaking country or community.
 
In addition to the topics for AS, you will also study:
 
Aspects of Spanish-speaking society:
 
Immigration
Racism
Integration
 
Artistic culture in the Spanish-speaking world:
 
Today’s youth, tomorrow’s citizens
Monarchies and dictatorships
Politics and popular movements

Entry requirements

At least GCSE grade 6 in Spanish and grade 5 in English Language. Confidence in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Interest in the cultural background of Spain and the Spanish-speaking world.

Assessment

Unit 1: Listening, reading and writing, including writing in Spanish
Unit 2: Writing – essays on literature or film topics
Unit 3: Speaking – presentation and conversation on an individual research topic

Future opportunities

The ability to speak a second language continues to be regarded as a highly valued skill. Having a language at A Level will improve your employability, and enhance your opportunities in whatever career path you wish to take, particularly with multinationals and jobs in journalism, the mass Media and tourism. You may decide to do a degree. A
language also supports study in English and humanities subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queens Park Community School directly.

Last updated date: 17 April 2018
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