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Spanish A Level at St Hilda's Church of England High School

Course description

During the course students will develop their understanding of the spoken and written forms of Spanish from a variety of registers. (Radio recordings, TV recordings, live satellite television, interpret newspapers/magazines, internet, tapes and text books). They will learn how to communicate clearly and imaginatively in Spanish through both spoken and written word, using increasingly accurate complex and varied language. They will increase their sensitivity to language and language learning. They will develop critical insights into and contact with the contemporary society, cultural background and heritage of countries where Spanish is spoken. They will be given the chance to attend lectures directed to post 16 students in universities in the North West.

Course content

AS Modules:
Leisure and Lifestyles
The Individual and Society

A2 Modules:
Social and Political Issues
The Environment

Entry requirements

Grade C in GCSE Spanish, Higher Paper

Assessment

AS Modules: Module
1: SN1 Oral (12-15 minutes) Module
2: SN2 Listening, Reading and Writing skills (2 hours 30 minutes)

A2 Modules:
Module 3: SN3 Oral (15-20 minutes)
Module 4: Listening, Reading and Writing skills (3 hours)

Future opportunities

The course provides a suitable foundation for the study of Spanish or related courses in further and higher education.

Universities are encouraging Science as well as Arts students to keep up their knowledge of Modern Languages. Languages can be useful in Banking, Broadcasting, Civil Service, Export Sales and Marketing, Insurance, International Organisations, Journalism, Legal Professions, Library Work, Market Research, Public Relations, Retailing, Secretarial Work, Tourism.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Hilda's Church of England High School directly.

Last updated date: 12 June 2015

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