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Portuguese A Level at St Martin in the Fields High School for Girls

Course description

Learning another language and improving the skills that you already have in another language is a demanding yet rewarding pursuit. To study this course, you will already have some aptitude for language study and you will have an interest in another culture and way of life. By the end of your chosen course you will have learnt to communicate effectively and with a considerable degree of accuracy in the language.

Course Content

AS level: Unit 1 - Areas covered are food, diet and health; transport, travel and tourism; current affairs and media; relationships, family and youth concerns; social issues such as law and justice; leisure and the arts; education, training and employment.

A2 level: Unit 2 - AS areas are revisited and we also study energy, pollution and the environment; politics and citizenship; campaigning organisations and charities; the European Union; global issues as well as the history and a selection of the literature of Portugal.

Grammar plays an important part of both the AS and the A2.

Entry requirements

5 A*-C grades including English and Mathematics. Grade B in Portuguese.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Martin in the Fields High School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 18 March 2015
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Key information

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