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French GCSE at Greenshaw High School

Course description

The GCSE course is designed to develop all 4 skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.  There are 2 exams taken at the end of the course: listening (20%), reading (20%) and 4 pieces of Controlled Assessment: 2 in speaking (30%) and 2 in writing (30%).  These are taken throughout the course. 

Course content

GCSE topics include: personal identification, family, pets, leisure, hobbies and entertainment, everyday activities, food and drink, health, welfare and fitness, house and home, town and local area, shopping, holidays and accommodation, school, further education and work, language and communication in workplace, the environment and society, travel and transport, public services, world events and issues, relations with others.

Grammar: all main points will be included, with emphasis on past tenses, pronouns and prepositions; understanding and limited use of some conditional and subjunctive.

 

Future opportunities

As well as preparing you for overseas travel, many universities are requesting a GCSE in a language as part of the entry requirements. Therefore this course is ideal for anyone thinking of higher education.

Further information

To find out more about this course / qualification please contact us, or you can ask your school/college Careers Advisor.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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