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French AS level at Edmonton County School

Course description

You will be able to develop and build on the skills you have acquired at GCSE  to become near fluent in French by the end of the course. It will enhance your employment prospects as well as facilitate foreign travel.

Course content

You will improve your knowledge of the French language, developing and extending your competence in the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. You will learn about current affairs in France, studying a range of contemporary issues, all from the French perspective.

Entry requirements

At least a B grade in GCSE French.


Unit 1: listening, reading, grammar, writing exam,70% of AS, 2 hour written examination,110 marks

Unit 2: speaking exam, 30% of AS, 35 minutes speaking test (including 20 minutes preparation),50 marks.

Future opportunities

Salary increased by up to 20%.

Industry examples include: business services, central government, engineering, media, travel and tourism.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Edmonton County School directly.

Last updated date: 16 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September