Spanish

SUBJECT Spanish
WHAT COURSE DO I FOLLOW? EDEXCEL Spanish
WHAT WILL I STUDY? SpanishStudents will be given opportunities to take part in activities that, where appropriate, combine two or more of the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. When a spoken or written response is expected, it should be in Spanish, except where a response in English is necessary, e.g. when interpreting.
Students will:

  • learn how to communicate in Spanish
  • acquire language skills
  • develop language-learning skills and knowledge and understanding of the language
  • increase their cultural awareness

Topic Areas

  • media and culture
  • sport and leisure
  • travel and tourism
  • business, work and employment

Students studying the course will cover all areas.

DETAILS OF FORMAL EXAMINATION Assessment will be in the form of controlled assessnents and terminal examination at either foundation or higher level.There will be external examination papers in listening and reading (40%). Speaking and writing will be assessed through controlled internal assessment (60%).
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Students may have the opportunity to e-mail pen friends using their personal e-mail account.

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