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Spanish GCE A Level

Greenhead College

Greenhead Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 4ES

GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Level 3
Languages, Literature and Culture

Course Summary

All Greenhead's Modern Language courses are designed to enable you to learn more about the country and its people as you develop your reading, listening, speaking and writing skills to a high level.

Using the multi-media facilities you will learn how to use Spanish to express your opinions on Social, Political and Cultural topics, including Film and Drama. All students have individual weekly conversation sessions to develop their abilities.

We also offer A Level Spanish ab-initio - available to students who may not have previously studied GCSE Spanish. It is an intensive beginners course that requires six hours of study per week and equates to one full A Level. Students who would like to study this should apply for Spanish in the normal way and will be identified at interview.

Please read the course information below and if you would like to make an application please visit

Course Details

The specification includes study on the following topics:
• Family Structures
• Youth Trends
• Education and the World of Work
• The Spanish Speaking World
• Immigration and Multiculturalism across the Spanish Speaking World
• The study of a film and a play or novel.

How will it be delivered?

Listening, Reading and Writing examination

Speaking test

Entry requirements

The College gives priority to its 11 partner schools. Places are offered to other applicants on a competitive basis.

All prospective students must achieve a minimum of grade 4 or higher in GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics, and a minimum of grade 6 in three GCSE subjects.

Prospective Spanish students must achieve a minimum of grade 6 in GCSE Spanish.

Your next steps...

Languages are seen as facilitating subjects for entry to any course at University and are a useful complementary skill for studies in science, engineering, medicine, history, etc.

Language graduates readily find employment across all sectors including banking, law, business and media as the course develops highly desirable transferable skills.

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