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German A level at Wadham School

Course description

Students need to be determined, committed and interested in finding out more about French life and culture outside of the classroom and be prepared to keep up with current affairs in Francophone countries.

Entry requirements

5 x A* - C including a grade B or above at GCSE.

Assessment

Exam Board – Edexcel

AS - Paper 1: 8GN0/01- Listening, reading and translation. (40% of AS qualification) 1hr 50 mins

Paper 2: 8GN0/02- Written response to work, grammar and translation (30% of AS qualification) 1hr 40 mins (literary text or film)

Paper 3: 8GN0/03- Speaking. (30% of AS qualification) (Approx. 30 mins including 15 mins prep time)

  • Theme 1: “Gesellschaftliche Entwicklung in Deutschland”
  • Theme 2: Politische und künstlerische Kultur im deutschen Sprachraum

A2 - Paper 1: 9GN0/01- Listening, reading and translation. (40% of AS qualification) 1hr 50 mins

Paper 2: 9GN0/02- Written response to work, grammar and translation (30% of AS qualification) 1hr 40 mins (2 literary texts or 1 book and 1 film).

Paper 3: 9GN0/03- Speaking. (30% of AS qualification) (Approx. 21-23 mins including 5 mins prep time)

  • Theme 1: Gesellschaftliche Entwicklung in Deutschland
  • Theme 2: Politische und künstlerische Kultur im deutschen Sprachraum
  • Theme 3: Immigration und die deutsche multikulturelle Gesellschaft
  • Theme 4: Die Wiedervereinigung Deutschlands

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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