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French A-Level at King's Oak Academy

Course description

How wide is your world? Living your life through an additional language simply doubles your chances and opportunities at everything you do...

Course content

Year 1

Leisure and Lifestyles, including travel and tourism, hobbies, entertainment, customs, traditions, healthy and unhealthy living. 
The Individual and Society, including relationships and responsibilities, gender issues, youth culture (values, peer groups, fashions and trends), education, vocational training and future careers.

Year 2

Students study the following topics at A2: 
Environmental Issues, including technology, pollution, global warming, transport, energy, nuclear energy, renewable energies, conservation, recycling, sustainability. 
Social and Political Issues, including the role of the media, racism, immigration social exclusion and integration, terrorism, world of work (employment, commerce, globalization, etc.).

 

Entry requirements

Grade B in French

Assessment

External summer examinations in Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing in French.

Future opportunities

Progression

University degree in French. However having French as an additional language is a valuable skill which you can combine with any other qualification. For example you can do a degree in biology with French at St Andrews and pursue a career in research working with scientists based in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Quebec.

Careers

Teaching; translating; interpreting; engineering.

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King's Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 June 2015

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