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A Level Spanish

An interesting and challenging course based on relevant and engaging topics. Students will build up their knowledge of the language in four skill areas ensuring that they can communicate confidently in Spanish.

An A-level qualification in a foreign language opens up avenues to a number of professions including law, journalism, the intelligence service, interpreting and translation.

A Level Spanish – AQA

What is Spanish?

Studying Spanish at A level is not just about the qualification you achieve, but the vocational skill you develop along the way. Learning another language is challenging, but always fun, exciting and extremely interesting.

Why study it?

It is a myth to believe that the whole world speaks English. More and more job advertisements state that knowledge of at least one European language would be an advantage, and many jobs will involve working with European companies and travelling abroad. A command of Spanish will open doors for you in careers as diverse as law and IT.

Course Structure and Your Future

Year 12 & 13

The topics of study are:

Social issues and trends – aspects of Spanish speaking society, multi-culturalism in Spanish speaking society

Artistic culture in the Spanish speaking world

Aspects of political life in the Spanish speaking world


Literary texts and films

What next?

Studying A Level Spanish can be extremely valuable if you wish to pursue a career in the following:

Law, Journalism, The intelligence service, Interpreting and translation or Industry