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French A Level at Southmoor Academy

Course description

Choosing A level French offers you the opportunity to develop your command of a language, bringing you in close contact with the culture and heritage of the French speaking world. pupils have the opportunity to develop a lasting appreciation of language, and language learning, with an ability to understand it in a wide range of contexts. It will allow pupils to communicate confidently for a variety of purposes, plus give an insight into cultures, both contemporary and historic, and valuable skills for foreign travel, further education and employment.

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French AS

- Unit 1: Listening, Reading and Writing examination worth 70%
- Unit 2: Speaking examination worth 30%
Four areas are covered: media, popular culture, healthy living/lifestyle and family/relationships.

French A2

A listening, reading and writing examination worth 35%, and a speaking exam worth 15% Areas of study at A2 level are: the environment, the multicultural society, contemporary social issues and two cultural topics, such as a French director, author or dramatist

Entry requirements

Students should have achieved a grade B or above in GCSE French.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 November 2016
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