Skip to content
Level 3

Spanish A-level

COURSE OVERVIEW

The course aims to develop your understanding of the language and culture of Spain and other Spanish speaking countries.

Topics studied include:

1. Social issues and trends:

• Modern and traditional values: family, relationships

• Cyberspace :Internet, social medial, technology

• Equal rights: women in the workplace, feminism, and gay rights.

• Multiculturalism in Hispanic society: Immigration, Racism, Integration

2. Political and artistic culture:

• Modern day idols

• Spanish regional identity

• Cultural heritage

• Today’;s youth, tomorrow’;s citizens

• Monarchies and dictatorships

• Popular movements

3. Literary texts and films:

Ocho Apellidos Vascos (Spanish Affair) -; Spain’;s 2014 highest-grossing film ever, exploring regional identity with uproarious humour. Crónica de Una Muerte Anunciada -; a short novel riffing on time and memory, exploring gender roles, honour codes and collective responsibility in Colombia, by Nobel prize winning literary rockstar Gabriel García Márquez.

A range of teaching and learning styles is used during the course and the lessons are very varied. In order to practise the four language skills, you will work individually, in pairs and in groups at different times; independent learning will be key, particularly for practising listening skills, and you will have weekly paired speaking sessions.

1:1 support is available to all students.

FURTHER INFORMATION

You need a minimum of five GCSEs at 9-4, including grade 6 in Spanish and grade 4 in English Language and Maths.

An interest in Spain and Spanish speaking countries is very important. A willingness to express yourself orally is essential.

*FREE* Online short courses

Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

BOOK AN OPEN DAY

Our range of leisure and hobby courses keeps growing, with even more fun and exciting courses starting throughout 2023.