A level

Examination Board: AQA

Specification: 7692

Course Leaders: Mrs L Hurtado-Read

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What Will I Study?

Aspects of Hispanic society: Modern and traditional values, Cyberspace, Equal rights.

Multiculturalism in Hispanic society: Immigration, Racism, Integration

Artistic culture in the Hispanic world: Modern day idols, Spanish regional identity, Cultural heritage.

Aspects of political life in the Hispanic world: Today’s youth, tomorrow’s citizens, Monarchies and dictatorships, Popular movement.

Entry Requirements

Students require a Grade 5 or above at GCSE Spanish, or substantial experience of speaking the language either at home or while living abroad.


Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Translation

Paper 2: Written response to works – based on the study of a film and a literary work

Paper 3: Oral (discussion of an issue and research-based project)

Where Next?

A wide range of careers where a language is a useful extra such as accounting, public relations, journalism, advertising, law, international marketing, administration and many more in this increasingly global world. In addition, more traditional language routes include translating. As part of your course you will be able to do a work experience placement in Spain, during that time you will live with a family and work in area of your interest.

Please note

During this course you will read and listen to authentic Spanish language materials and will study aspects of the contemporary society, cultural background and heritage of a country where Spanish is spoken. You will have opportunities to develop your understanding and awareness of spiritual, moral, ethical, environmental, health and European issues.

Department Staff

Mrs L Hurtado-Read (LHU) Head of Languages Contact
Mrs J Keys (JKE) Teacher of Languages Contact