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French AS/A2 Level at Alderbrook School

Course description

An ability to learn a language will increase your confidence, independence, creativity and resourcefulness. Exploring other cultures broadens your horizons, enhances your understanding of your native culture and promotes cultural diversity. In the 21st century, being able to communicate in a foreign language is an asset, valued by both employers and universities and is an invaluable life-long skill.

Course content

The course will build on the linguistic skills you will have gained at GCSE and broaden your social, political, economic and cultural knowledge of the countries where that language is spoken. You will also experience a wider variety of topics relating to contemporary and lifestyle issues which will develop your language skills as you progress through the course.  You will be presented with a range of authentic stimuli including film, video clips, music and interactive online resources and have access to listening and reading materials including  exam-type questions, supported by vocabulary sheets and grammar activities.

Entry requirements

Minimum grade A in GCSE French.

Assessment

N/A

Future opportunities

 

University degrees that require or often prefer a qualification in French include:

Modern foreign language degrees,  european language studies,  linguistic degrees,  leisure and tourism,  international politics, classical studies, law, English, business management,  chemistry,medicine, speech therapy, history of art.

 

Possible careers:

Accountancy, armed services, banking, business management (sales and marketing), civil service, commerce, diplomatic services, engineering, information technology, journalism, law, media, medicine, on-line service providers, publishing, retail services, teaching, translation and interpreting.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 June 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years

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