Contemporary society topics (eg: immigration, family, cinema, voluntary work, national heritage, music) as well as grammar. You will learn to communicate on a variety of topics in various registers and formats. You will learn about Spanish society and culture and speak with native speakers. You will develop your skills in reading, speaking, writing and listening and have lots of fun! You will also study a film and a novel as part of the course.
You will study 12 contemporary topics over the 2 years. These are: Contemporary family, heritage and tourism, cinema, immigration, aspects of a multicultural society, criminality, exclusion, politics and young people, protest movements, music, voluntary work, new technologies.
You will also study a film and a novel.
You will conduct an individual research project for your speaking at A level. You will be able to choose any aspect of a Spanish speaking country to base your research on.
The MFL department will put students through the AS qualification as well as A level,
AS 2 written papers plus one speaking exam
A2 2 written papers plus one speaking exam
Grade 6 or above in Spanish.
You could take this course with another advanced level course or equivalent to prepare for higher education in Spanish language or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Spanish or languages such as Teacher, Translator, or you may wish to use your Spanish to study or work over in Spain or a Spanish speaking country. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for especially in the travel and tourism sector.