French A level at Chancellor's School
Main topics covered
AS Media ( TV advertising, new technologies ), Popular Culture ( Cinema, Music, Fashion ), healthy Lifestyle( sport, well-being, holidays ), Family & Relationships ( family, friends and marriage / co-habitation, civil partnerships)
A2 The environment, The Multi-cultural society, Contemporary Social Issues and two cultural topics on the theme typically of a French painter, a period of French History and a novel or collection of poems.
Unit 1 Listening, Reading and Essay Writing ( taken in May of Year 12 )
Unit 2 Oral ( taken in May of Year 12 )
Unit 3 Listening , Reading , Writing ( taken in June of Year 13 )
Unit 4 Oral ( taken in May of Year 13 )
Transition – Summer work is set on the school website for prospective A-level students.
AS - One assessment after each unit. One mock will take place in November / December and one in February.
A2 - One assessment after each unit ( Listening and Reading to be assessed in class ). One writing assignment on the cultural topic will take place in March then a second writing assignment on Un sac de billes will take place around April / May.
Oral exams for AS and A2 take place in May.
French Assistant from beginning October to end May to assist with classes, help with the A-level course and, in particular, to talk French to GCSE students and to give extra speaking and grammar tuition to the A-level students
French Literature Library
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chancellor's School directly.