A-level Spanish

Cornwall College St Austell LEVEL: 3 A-levels

If you choose A-Level Spanish, you will study technological and social change, looking at the multicultural nature of Hispanic society, highlights of Hispanic artistic culture, including a focus on Spanish regional identity and the cultural heritage of past civilisations. You will also learn about aspects of the diverse political landscape of the Hispanic world and explore the influence of the past on present-day Hispanic communities. Throughout your studies, you will enhance your skills from GCSE and learn to master the language in the context of Hispanic countries and issues and influences which have shaped them. You will study literary texts and films and will have the opportunity to carry out independent research on an area of your choice.


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Ideal if:

This course will suit you if you have a desire to improve your communication skills; you would enjoy a lively discussion in Spanish; you have a curiosity about the mechanics of language; grammar interests you and you aim for accuracy; you have an interest in other cultures and current affairs; you may want to work or live abroad.

You’ll need:

At least five GCSEs at grade C or grade 5, or above, including English and mathematics and at least a grade B or grade 6 or 7, in a relevant subject.

You’ll learn:

Aspects of Hispanic society (social trends)

Modern and traditional values (Los valores tradicionales y modernos)
Cyberspace (El ciberespacio)
Equal rights (La igualdad de los sexos)

Artistic culture in the Hispanic world

Modern day idols (La influencia de los ídolos)
Spanish regional identity (La identidad regional en España)
Cultural heritage (El patrimonio cultural)
Multiculturalism in Hispanic society (social issues)

Immigration (La inmigración)
Racism (El racismo)
Integration (La convivencia)
Aspects of political life in the Hispanic world

Today's youth, tomorrow's citizens (Jóvenes de hoy, ciudadanos del mañana)
Monarchies and dictatorships (Monarquías y dictaduras)
Popular movements (Movimientos populares)

You’ll love:

Small group sizes, outstanding staff and close tutorial support.

You’ll go on to:

Further studies at university, higher level apprenticeship or employment.





A-level Spanish

Start Date

September 2019


St Austell


2 Years

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