German AS Level at South Wirral High School
A2 topics centre around the two main themes of Environmental Issues and Social and Political Issues. The course aims to further develop the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing and to inform students about the society and culture of the countries studied. It also aims to enable students to express their own ideas with greater independence, confidence and accuracy through the correct use of German grammer. A high degree of grammatical accuracy and expertise is expected at AS and A2 level.
GCSE Grade B or above gained through Higher course German.
GCSE Grade C or above in English & Maths
There are four modules in total: 2 at AS and 2 at A2:
Unit 3 - Speaking: Conversation & Discussion (15-20mins // 20%)
Unit 4 - Listening, Reading & Writing (3 hours // 30%)
- Leisure industry
Students have regular contact with the school's German assistant to develop their confidence with spoken German. The Internet is used to locate further information and to practice grammar and reading skills through interactive tasks online.
There are also opportunities to take part in trips abroad organized by the department (e.g. Munich)
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Wirral High School directly.