MFL

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

Teachers of MFL

Ms K Kemble - Team Leader

Mr P Marques - Portuguese teacher

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