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Spanish Modern Foreign Languages A Level at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys

Course description

  • The course is taught by qualified and experienced native speakers from Spain who excel in Target language teaching
  • Students achieve a high level of fluency during the course.
  • This is a valued qualification by both university entrance and employers who require fluency in Spanish and translation skills in their companies.
  • We focus on independent learning and we foster students autonomy and research skills.
  • Using the most up to date resources available and the latest ICT technology in all our lessons
  • We closely monitor progress and achievement for each individual students to ensure excellent results at the end of the course

Course content

AS Level

MEDIA

  • Television
  • Advertising
  • Communication technology

POPULAR CULTURE

  • Cinema
  • Music
  • Fashion/trends

HEALTHY LIVING/LIFESTYLE

  • Sport/exercise
  • Health and well-being
  • Holidays

FAMILY/RELATIONSHIPS

  • Relationships within the family
  • Friendships
  • Marriage/partnerships

 

A2 Level

ENVIRONMENT

  • Pollution
  • Energy
  • Protecting the planet

THE MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY

  • Immigration
  • Integration
  • Racism

CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL ISSUES

  • Wealth and poverty
  • Law and order
  • Impact of scientific and technological progress

CULTURAL TOPIC

  • A target language-speaking region/community
  • A period of 20th century history from a target language-speaking country/community
  • An author from a target language-speaking country/community
  • A dramatist or poet from a target languagespeaking country/community poet.
  • A director, architect, musician or painter from a target language-speaking country/community

Entry requirements

B grade and above in Spanish GCSE C grade and above in English & Maths

Assessment

AS Level

  • Unit 1 – SPAN1 Listening, Reading and Writing 70% of AS, 35% of A Level 2 hour written examination 110 marks Available June only
  • Unit 2 – SPA2T/V Speaking Test 30% of AS, 15% of A Level 35 minutes speaking test (including 20 minutes preparation) 50 marks Available June only

A2 Examinations

  • Unit 3 – SPAN3 Listening, Reading and Writing 35% of A Level 2 hours 30 minutes written examination 110 marks Available June only
  • Unit 4 – SPA4T/V Speaking Test 15% of A Level 35 minutes speaking test (including 20 minutes preparation) 50 marks Available June only

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys directly.

Last updated date: 10 June 2016
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