SpanishQRThe Course

Would you like to develop your Spanish language skills? Does living and working in another country sound exciting to you? If you are interested in learning about Hispanic culture, literature and lifestyles, our A Level Spanish course is for you! There are many benefits of studying Spanish, from enhancing travel to boosting career prospects. Travelling as a speaker of the local language will enhance a trip to Hispanic countries, language is the most direct connection to culture. If you are aiming to become a key player in an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world, being able to communicate in more than one language is a vital skill. International language skills can be a significant competitive advantage in the global economy.


Paper 1 - 50% (Listening, Reading and Translation) 2 hours

  • Text / Film based essay writing

Paper 2 - 20% (Writing and Translation) 2 hours 40 minutes

  • Includes in-depth analytical study of novel and a film

Paper 3 – 30% (Speaking) 21-23 minutes + 5 minutes prep time

  • In addition, you will have the opportunity to select a topic, linked to a Hispanic country and culture and complete a short research project, to be presented and discussed in Spanish.

Entry Requirements

GCSE Spanish grade 6

Careers & Higher Education

Students of A level languages in recent years have gone to university, studying languages by themselves or combined with other subjects. A languages degree can be combined with such subjects as business, management, law, administration, ICT, engineering, international marketing and journalism. Possible careers include translating and interpreting, journalism, law, publishing, museum curator or working for an international company.

Further Advice & Information

Mrs Williams

Mrs Gilbey


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Head Teacher: Mr Alex Lingard

Liskeard School & Community College
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