MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES (MFL)

Teachers of MFL

Ms K Kemble - Team Leader
Mr P Marques - Portuguese teacher

“A different language is a different vision of life.” – Federico Fellini, Film Director.


KS5

WJEC Spanish A-level

Assessment information:

  • Speaking: 30% of A2

  • Listening, reading and translation: 50% of A2

  • Critical and analytical response in writing: 20% of A2


What will I study?

  • Being a young person in a Spanish-speaking society

  • Understanding the Spanish-speaking world

  • Diversity and difference

  • The two Spains: 1936 onwards

  • Literature: a novel in Spanish

  • Film: a film in Spanish



KS4  


AQA Spanish GCSE 8698


Assessment Information:


4 different exams, each worth 25%:

  • Listening

  • Speaking

  • Reading and translation from Spanish to English

  • Writing and translation from English to Spanish


What will I study?

  • You will study the language, culture and customs of Spain and Spanish-speaking countries.

  • You will be able to talk and write about your experiences and opinions, and understand spoken and written information about Spain.


You will develop:

  • The confidence to speak and make presentations in front of other people.

  • A broad cultural awareness.

  • An open-minded and enthusiastic world view.

  • The ability to learn from your mistakes – it does not matter if you do not get it right first time.

  • The ability to work well in pairs and groups as well as individually.

  • Motivation and enthusiasm.



KS3:


You will practise listening, speaking, reading and writing skills

Year 7 topics:

  • School subjects and school

  • Numbers

  • Alphabet

  • Descriptions of family and pets


Year 8 topics:

  • Describing your town

  • Giving directions

  • Weather

  • Sports and leisure activities

  • Arranging to go out

  • Future tense

  • Food and drink


Year 9 topics:

  • Clothes

  • Shopping

  • Holidays

  • Present, future and past tenses

  • Illnesses

  • Cinema