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Cambridge International A Level Spanish builds on the language skills gained at Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge O Level or Cambridge International AS Level, and is the ideal foundation for university-level study, or to improve career prospects.
Learners will gain an understanding of how to use the language in a variety of situations. They will be expected to handle texts and other source materials, extracting information in order to respond to specific tasks. Through their studies, learners can expect to achieve greater fluency, accuracy and confidence in the language.
The syllabus year refers to the year in which the examination will be taken.
We have redeveloped our Cambridge International AS and A Level Spanish offer to make sure there is smoother progression from Cambridge IGCSE based on learners' level of Spanish and a closer alignment with the CEFR framework. We are withdrawing Cambridge International AS Level Spanish Language (8685), Spanish First Language (8665), Spanish Literature (8673) and A Level Spanish (9719) to replace them with our newly designed Cambridge International AS Level Spanish Language (8022) and A Level Spanish Language & Literature (9844) syllabuses.
The last assessment of Cambridge International AS Level Spanish Language (8685), Spanish First Language (8665), Spanish Literature (8673) and A Level Spanish (9719) will be November 2023. The first assessment of the new Cambridge International AS Level Spanish Language (8022) and Cambridge International A Level Spanish Language & Literature (9844) syllabuses will be June 2024. We communicated this change to schools in May 2021.
From 2020, we have made some changes to the wording and layout of the front covers of our question papers to reflect the new Cambridge International branding and to make instructions clearer for candidates - learn more.
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