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French at Hanham Woods Academy

Course description

If you are interested in languages and communication, and you enjoy learning about other cultures and ways of life, then this modern foreign languages course could be suitable for you. Similarly, if you are interested in the business world, in travel or tourism, or in journalism and the media, then you are also likely to find the course appropriate. There are a number of options in the course where you can choose your topic to suit your interests. Whether you want to use language for work, for further studying, training or for leisure, this course will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge. There will be a range of opportunities open to you, where you can continue to use and further develop your language skills and knowledge of contemporary society. Some students choose to do degree courses in languages; others choose to pursue a higher education course in another subject, but choose a language option alongside it. Having a language at AS or Advanced GCE will improve your employability; in particular with companies which have international branches. Whether you are interested in continuing your studies or working at home or abroad, a language course at AS or Advanced GCE is an excellent step towards achieving your goals.

UNIT FN1: Oral 15 minutes Topic based conversation General conversation

UNIT 2 FN2: Listening, Reading and Writing (2 ½ hours) You will be required to understand and convey your understanding of the French language, both spoken and written. You will need to produce an essay in which you will demonstrate an ability to manipulate the French language. The unit draws upon the 2 topics areas you are going to study during the AS course (Leisure and lifestyles, The Individual and Society)

Entry requirements

Grade B in French at GCSE

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hanham Woods Academy directly.

Last updated date: 24 June 2014

Key information

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