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French A-Level at Kendrick Academy

Course description

The Advanced Subsidiary specification requires students to listen and respond to a variety of spoken French-language sources. You will read and respond to a variety of French -language written texts, covering different contexts, registers, styles and genres. You will learn how to adapt your spoken and written French language appropriately for different situations and purposes. You will become more adept at using the French language accurately to express facts and ideas, and to present explanations, opinions and information in both speech and writing. Students will understand and apply the grammatical system and a range of structures of the French language with a high degree of accuracy and will be required to transfer meaning from French into English and/or vice versa.

In addition, the Advanced GCE specification requires students to use the language in speech and in writing to present viewpoints, develop arguments, analyse and evaluate. In addition, students will acquire knowledge, skills and understanding that will be of benefit to them in their life beyond Kendrick and which will equip them with the necessary tools to take their place in a multilingual global society.

Course content


  • Media
  • Popular Culture
  • Healthy Living/Lifestyle
  • Family/Relationships


  • Environment
  • The Multicultural Society
  • Contemporary Social Issues


Examinations (100%).

Future opportunities

This qualification supports progression into further and higher education, training or employment. It provides a suitable foundation for specialist linguists wishing to study French at a higher level, those wishing to combine language study with other disciplines at higher level, and those considering other qualifications without a language focus.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kendrick Academy directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years