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French A Level at Twynham School

Course description


The course begins by gradually building confidence in spoken and written French through the study of a wide variety of aspects of modern French life and culture.


Students study internet, written press, radio and TV reports and discuss ideas and contemporary issues while acquiring a broad vocabulary. All students have weekly intensive language work with the French assistant and are also expected to undertake listening exercises and vocabulary learning at home as well as preparation and consolidation work. There is also the opportunity to spend time in France on a Work Experience placement.

Topics studied


Media / Popular Culture / Healthy Living, Lifestyle / Family and Relationships


Environment / The Multicultural Society / Contemporary Social Issues / Cultural Topics

Entry requirements

Essential Entry Requirements:

Grade B or above at GCSE in French

A minimum of 4 ‘B’ grades and 2 ‘C’ grades to include C or above in English and Mathematics

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 24 March 2015
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Key information

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