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Community Based ESOL and Modern Languages

Spanish National 5

Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Open learning

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2023

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Course overview

The National 5 Spanish course enables learners with some knowledge of the subject to gain a better understanding of the language. You will be exposed to the language over a length to acquire greater fluency in topics within the contexts of society, culture, learning and employability. During the course, you will develop skills in reading, listening, writing and speaking. Grammar aspects will be studied and classroom interaction in the language will be encouraged. This course is challenging and requires the ability to study independently. 

The course is currently full, but some spaces might become available in August. Please contact Caroline Cordier if interested: Caroline.Cordier@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

What you will learn

  • Consolidate and develop the skills of reading, listening, writing speaking
  • Translation covers topics such as family and friends, lifestyles, learning in context, jobs and other cultural aspects of the language

How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed through the National 5 SQA exam 

Number of days per week

  • This course runs for a total of 36 weeks 
  • Open learning - Moodle self-study and scheduled Teams calls,
  • Possible access to digital classrooms if compatible with the timetable

Entry requirements

  • National 4, Intermediate 1 at A or B, or Standard Grade 3 or 4 in Spanish 
  • You should identify clearly the reason for studying your chosen subject in your course application 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Higher Spanish taught at Edinburgh College 

Career options

With further study you gain employment in the following: 

  • Tourism officer 
  • Teacher 
  • Interpreter 
  • International relations 
  • International Business 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Open learning 28/08/23 41 Weeks

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