Ludwig Wittgenstein said, “the limits of my language are the limits of my universe.” Â Spanish is spoken by at least an estimated 350 million people around the world and is currently the 4th most commonly spoken language worldwide.Â The A level course will further your linguistic and cultural knowledge and allow you to join the global Spanish community.
Social issues and trends – AS
Political and artistic culture – A2
Works: literary texts and films:
â€˜El laberinto del Faunoâ€™, Guillermo del Toro – AS
â€˜La casa de Bernarda Albaâ€™, Federico Garcia Lorca – A2
Introduction to reading and listening skills developed through theme-related texts and materials plus the study of a film.
Framework for developing skills in:
- comprehension skills
- essay-writing skills in the context of the chosen work
- speaking skills
- translation skills both from and into the target language
- comprehensionÂ skills
- transfer of meaning skills linked to the themes in the second year programme
This will provide the framework for the study of the second cultural work, the essay-writing assessment and the independent project research.