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French A-Level at Worthing College

Course description

The course aims to develop your understanding of the language and culture of France and other French speaking countries.

Course content

Topics include media, popular culture, health and relationships. 

You will continue to develop your langauge skills through topics such as the environment and scienc and technology. You will also focus on a region in France and a French Film. 

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at A* - C grade and a grade B or above in French (all papers at Higher Tier).

Assessment

End-of-year exams in Unit 1 (a written paper, testing your reading, listening and writing skills) and Unit 2 (the speaking test).

Unit 3 exam (a written paper with a variety of tasks involving comprehension as well as an extended essay).

Unit 4 exam (speaking test)

Future opportunities

French is a recognised academic subject and therefore is an excellent preparation for higher education in languages as well as a number of other areas such as Business, Law, and European Studies.

Past students can be also be found in media, journalism and tourism.

It is the necessary background for careers in teaching French at both primary and secondary levels.

Students with language qualifications are sought after by employers and this is reflected in enhanced salaries.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Worthing College directly.

Last updated date: 17 August 2016
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