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French

A level

Modern Languages provide enjoyable and useful lifelong skills. Whether used at work or for leisure purposes, they open up new avenues of communication and encourage a broader cultural understanding. Almost all teaching will be in French. To improve your listening and speaking skills, you will have regular access to interactive on-line resources and regular opportunities for speaking practice. Students also have the opportunity to take part in work experience in France and other enrichment activities.

Please note; may be required to pay course costs towards your study on this course. Please click here for a full list of 2020 Course Costs.

Course Content

Year 1

You will study aspects of French-speaking society including current trends; artistic culture in the French-speaking world and study one feature film.

Year 2

You will explore current issues in French-speaking society including positive features of a diverse society; how criminals are treated; aspects of political life such as teenagers right to vote and immigration, and study one literary work. You will also undertake an individual oral research project on a subject or a key question which is of interest to them and which relates to a country or countries where French is spoken.


Assessment

  • 100% exam

Special Features

There are opportunities for excellent work experience opportunities abroad.  Students can also take part in revision courses in France. In addition, we provide Gap Year advice about working abroad. There are also theatre and cinema visits.

Entry Requirements

  • At least 7 GCSEs at Grade 4 including GCSE English and GCSE Maths.
  • Grade 6 in GCSE French.
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