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German A Level at St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls

Course description

This is a linear qualification. This means that students will sit all their exams at the end of the course. Building on from the sound foundation at GCSE this course will further develop language skills as well as a knowledge: Core content: social issues and trends, artistic culture and grammar Options: works: literary texts and films

Entry requirements

Grade B GCSE German

GCSE English (at Grade C or above) is required

GCSE Maths (at Grade C or above) is not required

Assessment

AS Units

  • Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Writing (80 marks / 40% of AS)
  • Paper 2: Writing (60 marks / 30% of AS)
  • Paper 3: Speaking (oral exam 60 marks / 30% of AS)

A2 Units

  • Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Writing (160 marks / 40% of A Level)
  • Paper 2: Writing (90 marks / 30% of A Level)
  • Paper 3: Speaking (oral exam 60 marks / 30% of A Level)

Future opportunities

This course is a foundation for further study of German and other languages at University. This course also suits students who which to undertake Economics, Government and Politics, Law and International Relations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 24 March 2017
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