Leaving Certificate Spanish can be studied as a one or two year programme as a full-time day school student.

Subject Group; Humanities

Spanish as a Leaving Cert subject aims to bring students closer to fluency in the Spanish language. As the second most used language in the world, it has widespread use in international business and makes travel to Spain, Mexico, and most of South America more accessible.

Subject Content

The course consists of the study of a variety of aspects of Spanish under the following headings:

  • Communicative Competence
  • Awareness of the language and communication
  • Level of cultural awareness
  • Structures & Grammar
  • Improving linguistic skills

Exam Structure

The written exam is worth 55%, the aural 20% and the oral 25% which takes place in April.

To discuss whether Spanish would be a good choice for your Leaving Certificate call 01 490 4050 and talk to one of our subject experts.

Data Source: Department of Education and Science and www.education.ie – data correct as of 27/7/2015