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MFL: Spanish

Spanish - A level

Year 12

Learning outcomes

Students will follow the Edexcel A Level course for Spanish which aims to broaden and widen students’ understanding of the Spanish language, the countries in which it is spoken and the modern-day and historical events which have shaped and continue to shape the Hispanic world. Students will perfect their knowledge and application of more sophisticated language and use this to accurately translate, communicate and understand a range of information from a variety of sources.

Topics taught

  • La evolución de la sociedad española
  • La cultura política y artística en el mundo hispanohablante
  • La inmigración y la sociedad multicultural española
  • La dictadura franquista y la transición a la democracia

Year 13

Learning outcomes

Students will have the opportunity to explore, review and critique artistic works in Spanish. Following an in-depth study of a Spanish film and book, students will explain ideas and explore the factors governing the works of established Directors and Authors. Students will develop resilience, confidence and responsibility by independently researching a topic of interest linked to A-Level study and preparing a short presentation on the theme.

Topics taught

  • Bodas de Sangre Federico García Lorca
  • El laberinto del fauno Guillermo del Toro
  • Independent Research Project (student choice)