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Spanish 2020/2022


The course has been designed to give you a profound understanding of Spanish. Not only will you understand more about the mechanics of the languages (grammar, vocabulary), but also how people live and use language on a daily basis. All this will be taught by looking at newspapers, books, magazines, television, film and, of course textbooks. You will do some work in our well-equipped language laboratory and will also have one hour per week of intensive speaking work with the spanish assistant. The course covers aspects of Hispanics Society, Multiculturalism, Artistic Culture, Political life in the Hispanic world, and literary texts and films. The cultural works studied are La Casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico Garcia Lorca and Volver by Pedro Almondovar

Qualification Details

Exam Board: AQA
Qualification Title: Spanish
Qualification Specification Code: 7692
Qualification Webpage: Click here to visit the AQA webpage for the specification.

Entry Requirements

Standard Sixth Form entry requirements

What will I study in this qualification?

The summary of components is as follows:
•Social issues and trends
•Political and artistic culture
•Option topics covering literary texts and film

Possible Career Paths

Languages can be studied as a standalone subject at university, or as a combined degree with a huge variety of subjects, including Business, Mathematics, Economics, Law and International Relations. It is possible to study one, two or three languages in a degree, and any language can be studied from scratch or continued from GCSE or A-Level standard. Language degrees prepares learners for careers related to the subject such as Translation, Interpretation and Teaching, but also are in demand for pathways such as Law, International Relations or Banking

Who should I speak to if I need further information?

Mrs Shephard

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