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French A Level at St Hilda's Church of England High School

Course description

During the course students will develop their understanding of the spoken and written forms of French from a variety of registers. (Radio recordings, TV recordings, live satellite television, interpret newspapers/magazines, internet). They will learn how to communicate clearly and imaginatively in French through both spoken and written word, using increasingly accurate complex and varied language. They will increase their sensitivity to language and language learning. They will develop critical insights into, and contact with, the contemporary society, cultural background and heritage of countries where French is spoken. They will be offered the opportunity to do work experience in France. They will be given the chance to attend lectures for Sixth Form students in universities in the North West.

Course content

AS Modules:
1. Leisure and Lifestyles
2. The Individual and Society

A2 Modules:
1. Social and Political Issues
2. The Environment

Entry requirements

GCSE French Grade B, Higher Paper

Future opportunities

The course a suitable foundation for the study of French or related courses in further and higher education.

Universities are encouraging Science as well as Arts students to keep up their knowledge of Modern Languages. Languages can be useful in Banking, Broadcasting, Civil Service, Export Sales and Marketing, Insurance, International Organisations, Journalism, Legal Professions, Library Work, Market Research, Public Relations, Retailing, Secretarial Work, Tourism

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Hilda's Church of England High School directly.

Last updated date: 12 June 2015

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