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Qualification

A Level

Examination Board

AQA

Specification

What Do I Need To Study This Course?

Grade 6+.

What Will I Study?

Year 12

Topics: aspects of Hispanic society including modern and traditional values, cyberspace and equal rights; artistic culture in the Hispanic world including modern day idols, Spanish regional identity and cultural heritage PLUS a film.

Year 13

Topics: multiculturalism in Hispanic society including immigration, racism and integration; aspects of political life in the Hispanic world including today’s youth, tomorrow’s citizens, monarchies and dictatorships and popular movements PLUS a book AND an individual research project (IRP).

How Will I Be Assessed?

Method of Assessment

Examinations at the end of the Y12:

Paper 1: Listening / Reading / Translations: 1 hour 45 minutes – 80 marks (40% of the total)

Paper 2: Translations, critical essay on film or book: 1 hour 15 minutes – 60 marks (30% of the total)

Paper 3: Speaking Exam 12-14 minutes plus 15 minutes preparation time – 60 marks (30% of the total)

 Examinations at the end of the Y13:

Paper 1: Listening / Reading / Translations: 2 hours 30 minutes – 160 marks (40% of the total)

Paper 2: 2 essays on 2 books or 1 book and 1 film: 2 hours – 90 marks (30% of the total)

Paper 3: Speaking Exam: 21-23 minutes including 5 minutes preparation time – 60 marks (30% of the total)

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