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Community Based ESOL and Modern Languages

Spanish Higher

Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Part time
Open learning

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

Cost £333
(see funding options)

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Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Study mode Open learning Start date 29/08/22 Duration 41 Weeks Cost £333

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Course overview

The Higher Spanish course enables learners with previous knowledge of the language to understand and use Spanish at a level that will enable them to apply knowledge and understanding on regularly encountered topics within the contexts of society, culture, learning and employability.
 

During the course, learners will consolidate and develop the skills of reading, listening, writing, speaking and translation. Grammar aspects will be studied within topical contexts and classroom interaction in the language will be an important aspect of the course.

What you will learn

  • consolidate and develop the skills of reading, listening, writing speaking
  • translation within the four contexts, covering topics such as family and friends, lifestyles, learning in context, jobs, and other cultural aspects of the language

How the course is assessed

  • Speaking exam (with the lecturer, around March/April) and final written SQA exam (at College, Sighthill campus, usually in May)

Number of days per week

  • This course runs for a total of 36 weeks 
  • Digital Classroom (using Microsoft Teams) on Tuesday and/or Thursday afternoon 

OR

  • Open learning - Moodle self-study and scheduled Teams calls, possible access to digital classrooms if compatible with the timetable

Entry requirements

  • Spanish Standard Grade 1/Spanish Intermediate 2/National 5 (courses or relevant component units) or other SQA qualifications in Spanish studied at SCQF Level 5
  • This course requires the ability to study independently and applicants should identify clearly the reason for studying their chosen subject in their course application.

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • An interview may be necessary if you have achieved a qualification equivalent to an SCQF level 5

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Spanish Advanced Higher
  • Other SQA qualifications in Spanish or related areas

Career options

  • Further study, employment and/or training.

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
Sighthill Campus Part time 29/08/22 41 Weeks £333
OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Open learning 29/08/22 41 Weeks £333

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