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French A Level at Tyne Metropolitan College

Course description

A Level French is open to those who have previously studied French at GCSE. Studying a language at AS or A Level at Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College will help you to communicate at a higher level in the chosen language. You will also develop a deeper understanding of the countries and communities across the world where French is spoken.

During your A Level studies you'll recap what you learnt in GCSE French, learn new grammar, phrases and expressions. You'll learn plenty of new vocabulary, gain confidence in speaking and improve your reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. Whether you want to use a modern foreign language for work, for further study, or for leisure, an A Level language course will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge.

Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College works in partnership to deliver its Modern Foreign Language programmes.

Course content

Across your A Level programme, you will study to gain essential skills: listening to, speaking, reading and writing the language.

Specific AS/A2 modules will be discussed with an advisor when you choose your language route.

 

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs Grade A* to C, including Grade B or above in French.

Assessment

As specified by the awarding body.

Future opportunities

You can progress to a Degree course at university in your chosen language or onto an International Business Degree.

Graduates with language skills in their portfolio will find that employers in the major sectors have increasingly international perspectives and possessing foreign language skills can give you a competitive edge in the world of work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tyne Metropolitan College directly.

Last updated date: 10 March 2016

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    • Our partner and dedicated Sixth Form College, Queen Alexandra, is located close by at our North Shields Campus. Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College offers a wide range of A Level courses in a supportive environment.