Spanish

Specific Entry Requirements Grade B in GCSE Spanish and a grade C in GCSE English Language.

Why study Spanish? Are you passionate about languages? Do you long to live and work abroad? Do you dream of travelling from Barcelona to Buenos Aires? Not only will you enhance your language ability, you will also boost your career prospects by cultivating key transferable skills which are highly valued by employers.

What will I study? AS Spanish tests all four language skills - listening, reading, speaking and writing, whilst building upon already familiar topics from GCSE, such as, Family and Tourism. A2 Spanish further develops your language skills through the study of more advanced topics including Spanish cinema. Grammar is a key part of both AS and A2.

How will I be assessed?

AS Oral examination in May (40%) Listening, reading and writing examination in June (60%) 

A2 Oral examination in May (40%) Listening, reading and writing examination in June (60%)

Where next? You can study Spanish as a single degree or combined with a vast choice of other subjects: Spanish and another language Spanish and business European studies Even degrees in English can have foreign languages components. Did you know that language graduates are a sought after by employers in all industries? Fluency in a language can lead to a career in teaching, interpreting, translating, journalism, tourism, business and education.

SSC Experiences Not only will you have the chance to participate in LOLA, our Love Languages Project, which offers opportunities to work with local university lecturers, expand your knowledge of other languages, gain additional qualifications and take part in a work experience placement abroad, you will also have access to a variety of visits and trips including a trip to Madrid.

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