A two-year course made up of 4 units. Updated topics are studied from traditional and new media (including films, magazines and newspapers) and encourage students to communicate confidently, develop an awareness of the society and culture of Spanish-speaking countries and to understand language in a variety of contexts.
30% Speaking test, 70% Written paper with Listening, Reading and Writing.
Unit 1: Speaking in Spanish - Role Play and Topical Discussion.
Unit 2: Listening, Reading and Writing in Spanish.
Unit 3: Speaking in Spanish - Discussion of an article and a topic.
Unit 4: Listening, Reading and Writing in Spanish.
In an increasingly demanding job market within the European Union, languages play a more important role than ever. When seeking employment, students with a language qualification beyond GCSE hold a definite advantage. Today, when English is no longer the most widely spoken language worldwide, monolingual English speakers may face a bleak economic future.
Careers in interpreting and translating, teaching require, international business, customer services, sales, retail, leisure and tourism.
Grade B or above at GCSE