A Level French at Merchants’ Academy
Why should I choose French?
French is a native language for over 380 million people in Europe, Africa and North America. France has the 5th largest economy in the world, and is the wealthiest country in Europe in terms of total household wealth. Confidence in French opens the door to an enormous range of professional, social and cultural opportunities. And in October 2013 French was officially voted World’s Sexiest Language…
AS and A2 languages qualifications are amongst the most highly regarded by universities when considering applicants.
Languages degrees are in the top 5 degrees nationally in terms of graduate employment prospects. AS and A2 lessons offer excellent variety, and differ greatly from other subjects.
Much smaller classes than at GCSE level means more teacher time, more speaking opportunities, more support, faster progress.
4 modules at AS Level:
• Popular culture
• Healthy living
• Family and relationships
• One exam (2 ½ hours) to cover listening, reading, and writing
• One 15-minute speaking exam
• Over 100 different types of degree course
• The chance to live, work, volunteer, or study abroad
• Travel in France, or one of the 28 other countries where French is an official language
• Hundreds of jobs in which knowing another language is essential, desirable, or useful
• Please direct your questions to any member of the MFL department, or visit:
• web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gce/languages/French_ noticeboard.php
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Merchants’ Academy directly.