Urdu A/S at University Academy Keighley
This Urdu qualification rewards advanced-level Urdu language skills and knowledge through student-focused assessment. With appealing content and opportunities to gain greater understanding of other cultures, it will prepare students to become well-informed and effective communicators.
The Advanced Subsidiary specification requires students to: listen and respond to a variety of spoken Urdu-language sources, including authentic sources; read and respond to a variety of Urdu-language written texts, including authentic sources, covering different contexts, registers, styles and genres; adapt their spoken and written Urdu language appropriately fordifferent situations and purposes; use the Urdu language accurately to express facts and ideas, and to present explanations, opinions and information in both speech and writing; understand and apply the grammatical system and a range of structures of the Urdu language; transfer meaning from Urdu into English and/or vice versa
For a successful transition from GCSE to AS/A2, a grade C or above in GCSE Urdu is desirable.
This qualification supports progression into further and higher education, training or employment. It provides a suitable foundation for specialist linguists wishing to study Urdu at a higher level.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact University Academy Keighley directly.