A-level Spanish

A-level Spanish

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Spanish A level is linear. Linear means that exam candidates will sit all their exams at the end of the course.

Aims

Courses based on this specification should encourage students to:


Assessment objectives

Assessment objectives (AOs) are set by Ofqual and are the same across all A-level Spanish specifications and all exam boards.

The exams will measure how students have achieved the following assessment objectives.

Across assessment objectives AO1 and AO2, no more than 10% of the total marks for the qualification may be used for responses in English, including translation into English.

Paper 1: Listening, reading and writing

What's assessed

How it's assessed

Questions

All questions are in Spanish, to be answered with non-verbal responses or in Spanish (30 marks)

All questions are in Spanish, to be answered with non-verbal responses or in Spanish (50 marks)

No access to a dictionary during the assessment.


Paper 2: Writing

What's assessed

How it's assessed

Questions

No access to texts or films during the assessment.

No access to a dictionary during the assessment.

Students are advised to write approximately 300 words per essay.


Paper 3: Speaking

What's assessed

How it's assessed

Questions

No access to a dictionary during the assessment (including 5 minutes preparation).

Students may take the assessment only once before certification.

Assessments will be conducted by either the centre or a visiting examiner and marked by an AQA examiner.