IGCSE Spanish (9-11)
Exam code: 4SP1
Delivery method: Online
IGCSE duration: 120 hours over 12 Months
Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed
Award achieved: Edexcel IGCSE Spanish
Awarding body: Edexcel
Additional Information: Please note the IGCSE has a spoken element which needs to be arranged with your exam centre.
IGCSE Spanish is a great building block to A Levels but also an interesting subject in its own right. You will study how to read, write and speak Spanish. The course contains many innovative audio features to help accelerate your learning.
Apart from the qualification, you will gain confidence in the use of Spanish as a communication tool both in business and pleasure.
IGCSE Spanish Overview
Upon successful completion of the exam and speaking assessments (as administered by Edexcel), you will have achieved an internationally recognised IGCSE Spanish (4SP1) qualification.
IGCSE Spanish Outline
This IGCSE is divided into 3 units:
Unit 1: Listening – 30 minute paper – Paper code 4SP1/01
Unit 2: Reading and Writing – 1 hour 45 minute paper – Paper code 4SP1/02
Unit 3: Speaking- 10 minute paper – Paper code 4SP1/03
Exam Availability: June
IGCSE Spanish Content
The IGCSE has five main topics to help you learn Spanish within the context of Spanish society and the wider world.
Topic A: Home and Abroad
Topic B: Education and Employment
Topic C: Personal life and relationships
Topic D: The world around us
Topic C: Social activities, fitness and health
- Listening to spoken Spanish and being able to translate into English
- Reading Spanish with a clear understanding of vocabulary and grammar structures.
- Creating written responses in Spanish.
- Speaking Spanish with clarity and confidence.
The Edexcel IGCSE Spanish qualification is gained the exam papers are successfully completed.
These exams are administered by Pearson Edexcel. As a private candidate you will sit your exams in an exam centre such as a school, college or private tuition centre.
Use the map below there are a huge number of places where you can sit your exams.
In addition, if you select the added tutor support there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the content, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty. This will ensure you are prepared for the final exams.
Method of study
The IGCSE is delivered online via the Learning Management System (LMS).
The online IGCSE has many features that cannot be printed such as embedded videos, forums and interactive tests.
If you opt for tutor support it also includes Tutor Marked Assessments which you access and submit through the online system.
We highly recommend the additional tutor option to support our IGCSE e-books. For just £35 you will receive tutor feedback and support by email for 12 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the content whenever you need it. You will also receive a study guide to help you with all aspects of studying, essay writing and general student skills.
How quickly can I complete the IGCSE?
You can complete your IGCSE as quickly or slowly within the 12 months as you choose. The recommended study time for the content is 120 hours. The exam dates are set by the exam boards and for IGCSE Spanish are available in May/June each year.