French A2 at King David High School
There are four main areas of interest that will be studied during the course: social issues and trends (which will include: Advantages of travelling and studying abroad, impact of travel on society, local culture and festivals in France and French speaking countries), political, intellectual and artistic culture (which will include: Entertainment, music and the arts, media and digital culture and youth sub-cultures, trends and personal identity), diversity and difference (whihc will include: Migration and integration, cultural identity and marginalisation, cultural enrichment and celebrating difference and discrimination and diversity) and France 1940-1950: The occupation and post-war years (which will include: From June 1940-May 29145 (occupation, liberation and end of World War 2), life in occupied France and the cultural dimension, 1945-1950: rebuilding and restructuring and repercussions for modern day France.
You will study a film or a text to prepare for the writing component.
You must have a minimum of a grade ‘C’ at French GCSE.
You should have an interest in other countries and cultures.
You should enjoy speaking and giving opinions and should have an interest in current affairs.
50% of the final mark = listening, reading, translation
20% of the final mark = two written essays
30% of the final mark = ability to give a presentation of an independent research project, followed by a discussion about your presentation.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King David High School directly.