A minimum of four grade 5s at GCSE and English Language at grade 4 or above. You should also have a grade 6 in Spanish.
What will I study?
Aspects of Hispanic society:
Modern and traditional values
Artistic Culture in the Hispanic world:
Modern day idols
Spanish regional identity
Cultural heritage or cultural landscape
You will also study a Spanish language film in the first year.
You will build on the topics studied in Year One and study new topics.
Multiculturalism in Hispanic society:
Aspects of political life in the Hispanic world:
Today’s youth, tomorrow’s citizens
Monarchies, republics and dictatorships
You will also study a Spanish language film and literary work in the second year and topics such as social issues, the environment, socio-political aspects of Spain (as well as the cinema and literature of the Spanish-speaking world).
If possible, you should try to visit a Spanish-speaking country during your course.
Good course combinations
Students can combine Spanish successfully with the full range of A Levels.
What could it lead to?
By following an advanced course in Spanish, you can develop your linguistic skills to a higher level and obtain a very useful qualification for higher education or future employment. There are many degree courses offering courses including language study. Possible careers include teaching, translation, journalism, publishing, and work in the tourism or financial sectors.
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