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A Level Modern Foreign Languages (French and Spanish) at Beaconsfield High School

Course description

Year 1

Unit 1
Listening, Reading and Writing exam
35% of A Level

Unit 2 Speaking Test
15% of A Level
35 minutes speaking test (including 20 minutes preparation)

Course content

MEDIA
Television, Advertising and Communication technology

POPULAR CULTURE
Cinema, Music and Fashion/trends

HEALTHY LIVING/LIFESTYLE
Sport/exercise, Health and well-being and Holidays

FAMILY/RELATIONSHIPS
Relationships within the family, Friendships and Marriage/partnerships

Year 2

Unit 3
Listening, Reading and Writing exam
35% of A Level

Unit 2
Speaking Test 15% of A Level
35 minutes speaking test (including 20 minutes preparation)

ENVIRONMENT
Pollution, Energy and Protecting the planet

THE MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY
Immigration, Integration and Racism

CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL ISSUES
Wealth and poverty, Law and order and Impact of scientific and technological progress Plus two of these cultural topics

CULTURAL TOPIC: 2 will be studied. These may include a period of History, an artist, poet, author, playwright or film maker

Further information

How can parents help?

  •  Try to organise a visit to target-language country (during holiday time).
  •  Practise conversation/testing for knowledge of vocabulary/grammar etc.
  •  Help with research into chosen topics for Oral Discussion.
  •  Provide access to foreign press and/or television channels.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 April 2015

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