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Turkish AS/A2 Level at Alexandra Park School

Course description

Studying AS/Advanced GCE Turkish helps candidates further develop the skills of listening, reading and writing at a level beyond GCSE. You will learn about the culture of countries where Turkish is spoken and become able to communicate with people in these countries. At A2, you will learn in depth about the literature of these countries and their culture.

Course content

The Advanced Subsidiary GCE qualification has one unit and is assessed through a single two and a half-hour examination which tests listening, reading and writing.

A further unit can be taken to complete the full Advanced GCE qualification. This unit is assessed through a single two and three-quarter-hour paper also testing listening, reading, writing as well as your knowledge of Turkishculture or literature.

Entry requirements

Students should have at least grade C or above at GCSE Turkish and ideally, should be native speakers.

 

Future opportunities

Almost any chosen career path will be enhanced by further study of a foreign language. Examples include accounting, engineering, law, business and management, aviation, the civil service and the arts. It will vastly improve your prospects in the international community in which we live.

There are some jobs and industries that may require you to have a good knowledge of a foreign language. These include: Travel and tourism; translating and interpreting; teaching; working in international organisations; international journalism.

Knowledge of a community language will also open doors to opportunities to work within the local community.

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Alexandra Park School directly.

Last updated date: 24 October 2016
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    • Alexandra Park School is a thriving and dynamic school which boasts excellent examination results and an outstanding curriculum experience in both the main school and the sixth form. The school is situated on a beautiful five-acre site adjacent to Durnsford Park within sight of Alexandra Palace. The school was opened in 1999 with the aim of creating a great comprehensive school at the heart of the community. We have become that great local school offering top-class education alongside a wealth of opportunities.