GCSE and iGCSE Spanish Tuition in London
Language comes first. It’s not that language grows out of consciousness, if you haven’t got language, you can’t be conscious.
– Alan Moore
Tutor House provides knowledgeable and professional Spanish GCSE and iGCSE tutors who can help students with a range of needs. Perhaps they require some extra help to ensure they feel fully confident for their Spanish GCSE examination, or it may be that they are finding a particular area of the Spanish GCSE course challenging and would benefit from a new, useful approach, or simply that they would like some extra tuition to help their Spanish study in general. Whatever their requirements, Tutor House will find a fantastic, friendly tutor for your child’s specific needs.
GCSE/ iGCSE Spanish involves intense study of the Spanish language and students will be expected to be able to write, speak, read and listen in Spanish to a good standard . Through studying Spanish at GCSE/ iGCSE there will also be opportunities to learn about Spanish culture, which will be helpful should they wish to continue to study Spanish, or travel and work in Spain.
Breakdown of the core Spanish GCSE content:
The main course content of a GCSE in Spanish is as follows:
- Spanish listening
- Spanish reading
- Spanish speaking
- Spanish writing
Different skills are called upon for each part of the course, and students will be required to develop a thorough grasp of all four areas, understand and employ a wide range of Spanish vocabulary, use the correct pronunciation for words, and be able to identify and use the different tenses and the correct gender for different nouns.
Benefits of studying a Spanish GCSE/ iGCSE
Studying Spanish at GCSE level requires students to take responsibility for their own learning, to memorise a vast amount of information and ensure that they are accurate, detailed and conscientious.
A GCSE in any language looks impressive on a CV and could ignite a passion for further study as well as travel and culture.
Why is it worth studying Spanish GCSE/ iGCSE?
Students with an aptitude for languages can take GCSE/iGCSE Spanish to hone their skills, increase their vocabulary and practise, develop and improve their Spanish. Spanish GCSE will give pupils the perfect grounding to go on to take an A-Level in Spanish or even continue to study it at degree level.
A Spanish degree will give students an excellent knowledge of the Spanish language meaning they will easily and naturally be able to communicate in Spanish in a number of ways. Graduates with a Spanish degree can go on to teach the subject, and should they chose to move to a Spanish speaking country will have the opportunity to seek employment there. Other posts where a Spanish degree could be useful include:
- Becoming an interpreter or translator
- An international aid worker
- Broadcast journalist
- Positions in the hospitality and tourism industry