Spanish A level

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture
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What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time



1. Aspects of Hispanic Society

• Traditional and modern values, cyberspace and gender equality 

2. Artistic Culture in the Hispanic World

• Music; Spanish regional identity and cultural heritage in the Hispanic world 

3. Multiculturalism in Spanish Society 

• Immigration, Integration and multiculturalism; economic and social effects of immigration 

4. Aspects of Political life in the Hispanic world

• Young people today, citizens of tomorrow

• Monarchies and dictatorships

• Popular movements

Alongside these themes, we will also be studying some works of Spanish literature and film. 

How will it be delivered?

Unit 1: Listening, reading and translation (50%)
• Short tasks testing receptive skills
• 2 hours 30 minutes
• Translations English to Spanish and Spanish to English

Unit 2: Writing (20%)
• Essay writing skills, focusing on two works of Spanish literature and/or film 
• 2 hours  

Unit 3: Speaking (30%)
• Responding to questions on the above themes and an independent research project 
• Approximately 21-23 minutes

Entry requirements

It is highly recommended for Spanish that you have Grade 6 or above in GCSE Spanish. You should also have grasped the tenses studied at GCSE: the present, the future, the conditional, the imperfect and the preterite. You should enjoy communicating in Spanish and have an interest in Spanish culture.