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French A level at Sutton Community Academy

Course description

The A level course is designed to give you a deeper understanding of French. Not only will you know more about vocabulary and grammar, but you will also learn how people live and use the language on a day to day basis.

The A level course covers a wide range of interesting and engaging issues. In the first year you will study four topics. These are Media, Popular Culture, Healthy Living, Family and Relationships. Studying the language through these interesting topic areas build on all of your languages skills and enable you to express your own views with confidence.

In the second year you will study three further topics – Environment, the Multicultural Society and Contemporary Social Issues and also an in-depth study of two Cultural topics.

Entry requirements

GCSE level A*/A/B

Future opportunities

Not only is A level in a foreign language beneficial at a personal level, but it can also help with many career paths. For those who want to specialise in French, there’s translation or teaching. Or you may want to work in the travel or tourism industry. In addition, if you want to become an engineer or a designer, for example, or work in business, being proficient in a language will give you broader career options, or give you the option of working abroad.

Further information

A foreign language combines well with many subject areas such as English, Business, Travel and Tourism, Law and complements other subjects such as Science and Maths.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sutton Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 27 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years