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French 'AS' & 'A2' at Temple Moor High School

Course description

“Knowledge of languages is the doorway to wisdom.” - Roger Bacon


“La richesse de la langue française peut nous amener à ne plus savoir communiquer, ni à se faire comprendre. Mais elle donne l’envie d’essayer.” – H.t-felize



Course content

French is the study of the French language, the Francophone world and French culture comprising of current events, literature, cinema and French history.

By choosing this course you will develop your communication and presentation skills, expand your understanding of current world events, and gain a more developed understanding of different cultures and beliefs. In addition, you will take part in debates as well as learn how to analyse literature and cinema. Finally, your mastering of grammar and linguistics will allow you to gain a much more comprehensive understanding of your own language.


Entry requirements

GCSE Grade 6 in French and GCSE Grade 5 in English. A keen interest in French culture and history is desirable as well as independent learning and research skills.



A total of 3 examinations

Paper 1: Listening, reading and translation into English (2hrs) (40%)

Paper 2: Written response to works and translation into French (2hr40) (30%)

Paper 3– Speaking (21-23 minutes (including 5

Future opportunities

Students can continue their studies at University in a French related degree course. There are many universities which allow you to combine your French studies with another subject.

Possible careers include: Journalism and media, teaching, tourism, marketing and advertising, interpreter, translator and various sectors of global corporations.



How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 16 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Mr Taylor
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01133900770
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