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WJEC Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Spanish at Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr

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Course content

Study the third most commonly spoken foreign language. Gain confidence and develop into a complete and conscientious citizen through appreciating other cultures. Ensure a valuable and useful combination of subjects in the sixth form. Earn a skill that will ensure career opportunities in numerous fields, including business, engineering, a science. Communicate with people around the world. Raise the level of a student’s language skills and be able to learn other languages more quickly. Travel trouble-free - Spanish is an official language on four continents. Study or live abroad. Master an academic discipline that strengthens communication, memory and thinking skills. In the course, themes of interest to young people will be studied such as travel, leisure, sport, fashion and entertainment. In addition, the course will develop the students’ awareness of social issues such as health, young people’s problems, education, racism, equal opportunities, moral and political questions. Varied learning methods are used with an emphasis on oral work and the use of current media materials. An integral part of studying a foreign language is visiting the country and therefore visits will be organised to Madrid. There will be an opportunity to attend extra-curricular activities such as the film club and assisting younger pupils in the language lessons.

Entry requirements

For students, wishing to study Spanish afresh, a GCSE qualification is not required, however students must be keen and committed linguists.

Further information

Please see school 6th form prospectus

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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