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French GCE AS Level at Weatherhead High School

Course description

You should have a passion for languages and a commitment to studying around your topic work. Do you like listening to pop music in different languages? Do you like reading magazines and websites from different languages?

Course content

During your course, you will be offered the opportunity to visit the target country and to practise your language. You will have access to a Language Assistant to help you to develop your speaking skills and you will have the opportunity to take part in an e-twinning project with a school in the target country.

Entry requirements

You need at least a B at GCSE to study languages at A Level.

Assessment

At the end of each year you will sit two exams: a speaking exam, which is conducted by an external examiner, and listening, reading and writing papers which include a grammar and translation exercises and essay-writing.

Future opportunities

Careers using Modern Foreign Languages include teaching, translating, interpreting and working in business. More people across Europe are learning a new language to enhance their job prospects than ever before.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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