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Spanish A Level at Settle College

Course description

Course Description (AS)
You will continue to develop the four language skills of Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing and, in addition, study Spanish culture and current affairs topics. You will learn from newspapers, magazines, television and radio programmes and DVDs. Up-to-date topics will include media, popular culture, healthy living and relationship issues. Spending time in Spain and/or Spanish speaking countries will be encouraged.

Course Description (A2)
You will continue to develop your language skills and current affairs knowledge and in addition will study aspects of the environment, the multicultural society, contemporary social issues and culture.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above, which must include: GCSE Spanish Grade B

Assessment

Internal tests during the course culminate in the AS examination at the end of Year 12 and the A2 examination at the end of Year 13.

Future opportunities

Spanish can be used as an entry qualification to a wide variety of courses at University or College, as a basis for a Modern Language course or as an element of a Joint or Combined course. Combinations have been as diverse as Spanish and Linguistics, Spanish and Psychology and Spanish and Business Studies. You are invited to take a look on www.language.org.uk and view the possibilities.

Language skills can take you a long way! Many Higher Education institutions now offer students the opportunity to continue their Modern Languages study regardless of degree choice. Students wishing to go into Primary Education or Medicine are strongly recommended to consider including foreign language study in their plans.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Settle College directly.

Last updated date: 02 July 2015

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