HoaEconomics, Mathematics, Physics, Politics, Psychology
"I won a scholarship to LSE thanks to my teachers at David Game."
With the growing expectation that candidates applying for jobs should be competent in at least one foreign language, Spanish is suitable for students wishing to pursue a wide variety of courses and subsequent careers.
A2 students will revise the four AS General Topic Areas and explore the following three: customs, traditions, beliefs and religions, national and international events: past, present and future, literature and the arts.
Unit 3: Understanding and Spoken Response in Spanish. 35% of A2 qualification,17.5% of A level
The exam requires students to:
- present a clear stance on any issue of their choice;
- interact effectively, defending and justifying an opinion on the chosen issue;
- engage in a spontaneous discussion with the teacher/examiner in which a minimum of two further unpredictable areas will be covered.
Unit 4: Understanding and Written Response in Spanish. 65 % of the total A2 marks, 32.5% of the A level
2 hour 30 minute paper in three sections.
Section A: A short written translation exercise from English into Spanish (about 80 words).
Section B: An essay of 240-270 words in the target language from a choice of seven questions. The essays will be discursive or creative based on an imaginative Spanish language text or a combination of text and visual(s). Both discursive and creative questions will link to the prescribed seven topic areas.
Section C: A research-based essay (240-270 words) in the target language linked to an area of interest that relates to the culture and/or society of a Spanish language country, countries or community. It must relate to one of the following areas of research: geographical area; historical study; aspects of modern society; literature and the arts.a1hambra
The A2 course seeks to consolidate analytical language skills acquired at AS level and to develop all areas of linguistic expression. Topics will include the Environment, Citizenship and the International Context.