AQA A LEVEL SPANISH SET TITLES

Below are the Spanish film and literature titles  set for the AQA A  level starting from September 2016. 

All the titles are available to buy from us (order details at the bottom of the page) 

SET AQA SPANISH FILMS FROM SEPTEMBER 2016


EL BOLA (15) SPAIN 2001 MANAS, ACHERO £19.99

Goya awarding winning film about teenage friendship.

SPANISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

SPANISH LANGUAGE WORKSHEETS

SPANISH LANGUAGE WORKSHEET

EL LABERINTO DEL FAUNO/PANS LABYRINTH (15) 2006 SPAIN TORO, GUILLERMO DEL £17.99

An adult fairy tale set in 1944 Spain, where both fantasy and reality are sinister and malevolent.

Level: AS, A2, GCSE, Scottish Highers Subject: Spanish, Film Studies, Media Studies

ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCREENPLAY

ENGLISH FILM NOTES

SPANISH LANGUAGE SCREENPLAY

SPANISH STUDY GUIDE

MARIA LLENA ERES DE GRACIA/MARIA FULL OF GRACE (15) 2004 COLOMBIA MARSTON, JOSHUA £17.99

Thriller about a Colombia 17 years old who becomes involved in smuggling drugs to the USA. Level: AS, A2, Subject: Spanish

SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY JACKY COLLINS AND ANN DAVIES

OCHO APELLIDOS VASCOS /SPANISH AFFAIR (15) 2014 SPAIN LAZARO, EMILIO MARTINEZ £19.99

A young man from Seville seeks to win the heart of a Basque girl in this hit Spanish comedy based on the culture clash between the north and south of Spain

SPANISH LANGUAGE ESSAY ON OCHO APELLIDOS VASCOS

VOLVER (15) 2006 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO £19.99

After her death, a mother returns as a ghost, to fix a family situations she couldn’t resolve during her life.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES

SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE WRITTEN BY CARMEN HERRERO


SET AQA SPANISH LITERATURE FROM SEPTEMBER 2016


ALLENDE, ISABEL:  LA CASA DE LOS ESPIRITOS
Entertaining  family saga spanning four generations, with  an eccentric cast of  men, women and spirits.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT
 Debolsillo ISBN: 9788483462034 - £12.95

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS
  Black Swan.  ISBN:  9780552995887 - £8.99

DVD -  HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS (15) 1993  AUGUST, BILLE IN ENGLISH   £15.99
   Isabelle Allende's bestselling romantic novel set in Chile.

BECQUER, GUSTAVO ADOLFO:  RIMAS Y LEYENDAS
 Collection of poetry and short stories.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT- 
 Colección Austral.  ISBN: 9788467033311 - £10.75

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - RHYMES AND LEGENDS (BILINGUAL EDITION)
  Dover Publications  ISBN: 9780486447889 - £12.99

ESQUIVEL, LAURA:  COMO AGUA POR CHOCOLATE 
  Set in revolutionary Mexico the book is a  comic  fairy tale of  romance, repression, revolution and cooking in the all-female De La Garza family.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT
 Punto de lectura.  9788466329088 - £12.80

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE
  Black Swan.  ISBN: 9780552995870 - £7.99

DVD - COMO AGUA PARA CHOCOLATE/LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE (15) MEXICO 1993 ARAU, ALFONSO     £15.99
 Mexico’s biggest international hit, based on Laura Esquivel’s novel, it’s a  captivating comic fairy tale of  romance, repression, revolution and cooking.

FERNAN GOMEZ, FERNANDO:  LAS BICICLETAS SON PARA EL VERANO.
 A play about being a teenager in Madrid during the Spanish Civil War. 

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT-
 Austral nuevo formato ISBN: 9788467035469 - £12.75

GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL:  CRÓNICA DE UNA MUERTA ANUNCIADA          
 Santiago Nasar is brutally murdered in a small town by two brothers, twenty seven years later, a man arrives in town to try and piece together the truth.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT
 Debolsillo ISBN: 9788497592437 - £11.75

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - CHRONICLE OF A DEATH FORETOLD
 Penguin Books  ISBN:  9780241968628 - £8.99

GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL:  EL CORONEL NO TIENE QUIEN LE ESCRIBA 
 Atmospheric novel is set in a small Colombian town where the frustrated and stubborn Colonel has waited for many years for the letter authorising payment of his war pension.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXTS - 
 Manchester University Press.  ISBN: 9780719008368 - £10.99 
 Debolsillo. ISBN: 9788497592352 - £8.55  

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - NO ONE WRITES TO THE COLONEL
  Penguin Books  ISBN: 9780241968734 - £8.99

LORCA, FEDERICO GARCIA: LA CASA DE BERNADA ALBA 
 Widow Bernarda Alba and her five daughters are in mourning, however the daughters  want top break free,  in this tale of the repression of women within Catholic Spain before the  Spanish Civil War. 

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT
 Alianza - El Libro de Bolsillo  ISBN: 9788420671772 - £13.75  

BILINGUAL EDITION - THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA : LA CASA DE BERNARDA ALBA
 Methuen Drama  ISBN:  9780713686777  - £9.99

RIVAS, MANUEL:  EL LÁPIS DEL CARPINTERO 
 Santiago de Compostela, an artist sketches the famous porch of the cathedral, the Portico da Gloria using a carpenter's pencil, however he replace the faces of the sculptures with his fellow Republican prisoners. In post-Franco Spain, a survivor of that period, returns from exile and the threads of past memories begin to be woven together. 

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT- 
 Debolsillo  ISBN:  9788490628843   £11.75

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - THE CARPENTER'S PENCIL
 Vintage  ISBN: 9780099448464 - £8.99 

SENDER, RAMON:  RÉQUIEM POR UN CAMESINO ESPAÑOL.
 Catholic priest Mosén Millán is preparing requiem mass to celebrate the life of a young peasant named Paco killed by the Nationalist in the Spanish Civil War. As he waits we hear the Priests thoughts and feelings.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT-
 Booket Planeta  ISBN: 9788423342396 - £9.95 
 Manchester University Press.  ISBN: 9780719032226 - £10.99  

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - REQUIEM FOR A SPANISH PEASANT 
 Aris & Phillips Ltd  isbn: 9780856687822 - £15 

ZAFON, CARLOS RUIZ:  LA SOMBRA DEL VIENTO 
 Hidden in the heart of the old city of Barcelona is the 'cemetery of lost books', a labyrinthine library of obscure and forgotten titles that have long gone out of print. To this library, a man brings his 10-year-old son Daniel one cold morning in 1945.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEXT- 
 Booket Planeta ISBN: 9788408112310 - £15.50

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - THE SHADOW OF THE WIND
 Orion Publishing  .  ISBN: 9780753820254 - £8.99

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