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German AS at Therfield School

Course description

30% Oral examination – presentation of a topic of your choice 30% Listening and reading (examination) personal access to audiotape with walkman 40% Reading and writing (examination)

Entry requirements

Grade C at GCSE German. A real interest in Germany and the dedication needed to acquire fluency in the language by the end of the course is essential. You need to have a genuine desire to communicate in the foreign language.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in German, which could lead onto higher education in German, other languages or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to German or European Languages such as a Teacher, Translator, or you may wish to use your German to study or work over in Germany. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the travel and tourism sector.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year