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Spanish GCSE at West Kirby Grammar School

Course description

Qualification :General Certificate of Secondary Education
Exam Board :Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)
Category :Other Languages, Literature and Culture - Languages, Literature and Culture

Course content

What does the course involve?

The four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, developed in Years 8 & 9, will be consolidated and extended. Your knowledge of vocabulary and of grammar will widen, becoming increasingly sophisticated. Language and structures will be taught in topics, which will enable you to deal with everyday situations in a Spanish speaking country.



The final assessment consists of an oral examination conducted by your teacher and recorded on cassette, and one written paper which tests the skill areas of listening and reading. Pieces of written work, done either in class or for homework can be assessed by your teacher for the writing component. Regular and thorough learning of vocabulary and grammar is essential.

Future opportunities

Why choose Spanish?

In recent years we have all become aware of the importance of learning a language.

But why should you choose Spanish?

It is a language for business. In the EC, Spain plays a major role and is Britain`s third most important trading partner. Spanish also offers the key to the nineteen Spanish speaking nations of Latin America.

It is a language for pleasure. Being able to speak Spanish opens up a whole new dimension of holiday opportunities. You can also enjoy the vitality of Spanish and Latin American culture in many areas of life - music, fashion, sport, literature.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Kirby Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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