Spanish A Level 9719

13SPC

UE:

This subject is equivalent to a subject on the 'approved list' for University Entrance.

Recommended Background:

Students should have completed AS Spanish or similar. Students who have not completed AS Spanish must apply to the Head of Department to be accepted into the course. This course will be taught as a combined class with AS Spanish (8685).

Course Description:

This course covers reading and writing, essay writing and study of three or more Spanish literary texts. All textual material used in the examination will be drawn from a wide range of topical areas with reference to countries/communities where Spanish is spoken. This course provides a sound foundation for NZQA Scholarship Spanish examinations. The five essay writing topics for examination in 2018 are:

Topics:

  • Technological innovation
  • Education
  • The Media
  • Young people
  • Environment

Components:

Component 1 Speaking External Compulsory Weighting: 20%
Component 2 Reading & Writing External Compulsory Weighting: 35%
Component 3 Essay External Compulsory Weighting: 15%
Component 4 Text External Compulsory Weighting: 30%