A Level French and Spanish at Ilfracombe Academy
Students who have a desire to improve their language understanding will find that a language A level compliments most subjects. This course will enable you to communicate in the written and spoken language for a variety of purposes in the following topic areas;
- world and local issues and events,
- the environment,
- society and culture.
The structure of the course is the same for both French and Spanish. This will be studied over 4 x 1 hour lessons per week as well as supported self-study periods.
Year 12 – Leading to AS Level
UNIT 1 - Dealing with issues from the target language country. Prepared oral topic of 8-10 minutes
UNIT 2 - Reading, writing, listening and responding. A mixture of listening and reading tasks that are answered in both English and the target language. Followed by a short essay task (240 words).
Year 13 – Leading to A Level
UNIT 3 - 15 minute oral debate
UNIT 4 - Research based essay.
4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including GCSE French/Spanish.
- Continue your education at university
- Work in the international business sector.
- Travel the world.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ilfracombe Academy directly.