A Level Spanish Block B @ The Leigh Academy

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code TLA-042
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Not Set


This course provides students with the opportunity to develop the skills and understanding of the Hispanic-speaking world acquired through GCSE study.

Topics studied at A level : aspects of Spanish speaking society, current trends, such as the impact of the internet on society, artistic culture in the Spanish speaking world, including work on a Spanish cinema, music and literature, as well as political life in Spain. Each theme is dealt with in considerable depth. The course thus develops problem-solving skills and the student's ability to understand and respond to complex issues and be able to talk and discuss these points confidently in the target language. Throughout the course students will have access to to 1-1 language development sessions with a Spanish language assistant, to help improve accent and spontaneity. 

How will it be delivered?

  • Paper 1 listening, reading and writing - language based exam (50% of A-level grade)
  • Paper 2 writing exam (essays) (20% of A-level grade)
  • Paper 3 oral exam (30% of A-level grade)

Entry requirements

  • 5+ GCSEs 9-4 grades including English
  • Grade 6 in Spanish