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6th Form Curriculum Guide - Year 12 Spanish
Term 1Theme 1. Unit 1. The Evolution of Spanish Society   
In this unit students will study ways in which: - different types of family exist in modern-day Spain - different attitudes to marriage exist in Spain today - different situations exist that may threaten family environments
Assessment: Students will complete an end of unit assessment on content covered. This will consist of: a listening and reading comprehension, a translation and a vocabulary test on key terms. Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2.1Theme 1. Unit 2. The World of Work   
In this unit students will study the world of work. The following topics are covered: - the current situation of young people in Spain in relation to work - job opportunities for young people within the different sectors of the Spanish economy - the positive and negative aspects of jobs in Spain, especially gender (in)equality
Assessment: End of unit assessment to consist of: - reading and listening comprehension - translation (Spanish to English) - vocabulary test on key expressions Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2.2Theme 1 Unit 3. The Impact of Tourism in Spain   
In this unit students will study the impact of tourism on the society, environment and economy of Spain. The following topics are covered: - the changes in the impact of tourism on Spanish society over the last 50 years - the relationship between tourism and the environment - the economic benefits of tourism in Spain
Assessment: End of unit assessment to consist of: - reading and listening comprehension - translation (Spanish to English) - vocabulary test on key expressionsKey Words and Terms
 
Term 3Theme 2. Unit. 4. Culture in the Hispanic World  
In this unit students will cover music. The following topics are covered: - the influence of singers and musicians and changes in music styles - some aspects of Spanish guitar music - the impact of the tango on popular culture - some Spanish and Latin-American dances and their impact on popular culture
Assessment: End of unit assessment to consist of: - reading and listening comprehension - translation (English into S[anish) - vocabulary test on key expressions - Task one card of speaking examKey Words and Terms
 
Term 4Theme 2. Unit 5. Means of Communication   
In this unit you will study the media. The following topics are covered: - the impact of television in general, including soaps - the present and future situation of the Spanish press and its impact in the digital age - the impact of social networks on the life of Spaniards
Assessment: End of Unit Assessment: - reading and listening comprehension - Translation (Spanish into English) - Vocab test based on key vocabKey Words and Terms
 
Term 5Film Study  
Through studying 'Volver' by Pedro Almodóvar this term, students will: - develop a detailed understanding and appreciation of film, by writing critical and analytical responses in Spanish. - produce responses that show critical appreciation of features such as: - key concepts and issues - characterisation; - form and technique of presentation, e.g. effect of narrative voice in prose text, effect of camera work in film - social and cultural setting; as appropriate to the work studied - present viewpoints, develop arguments, draw conclusions, analyse and evaluate in writing
Assessment: Students will complete an essay on Volver and they will complete a vocab and translation assessment.Key Words and Terms
 

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