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In Cambridge IGCSE Spanish Literature, learners read, interpret and evaluate a range of literary texts. As well as developing an understanding of the texts studied, in terms of both literal meaning and the deeper themes or attitudes that may be expressed, the syllabus aims to encourage learners' enjoyment of reading.
Through their reading, they learn to recognise and appreciate the ways in which writers use Spanish to achieve a range of effects, and are encouraged to present an informed, personal response to the material they are studying. The syllabus also allows the exploration of wider and universal issues, promoting learners' better understanding of themselves and of the world around them.
The syllabus year refers to the year in which the examination will be taken.
For some subjects, the syllabus states that Grade Descriptions will be made available after first assessment in 2020 or 2021.
Publication of grade descriptions for these syllabuses has been delayed. This is to make sure that grade descriptions reflect examination outcomes appropriately and are based on the full range of candidate performance after the 2020 and 2021 series.
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