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French A Level at Bordesley Green Girls' School & Sixth Form

Course description

Why would this A level appeal to me? If you are looking for a future using communication skills, interpersonal skills, problem solving, team working, organisational skills and independence as well as excellent job prospects, then a modern language is for you. Languages are a personal skill and as such are an enriching experience with plenty of added value.

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AS

Media- television, advertising, communication technology

Popular Culture- cinema, music, fashion

Healthy Living/Lifestyle- sport, health,well being and holidays

Family/relationships-

 

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*-C, including English & Maths.  

B in GCSE French (higher Tier), B or higher in the higher listening and higer reading components

Assessment

- AS EXAMINATION Unit 1 (FREN1) 2 hours, Listening, Reading and Writing: 70% of the total AS marks/ 35% of the total A Level marks Unit 2 (FRE2T/V) 35 mins (including 20 mns preparation time), Speaking: 30% of the total AS marks/ 15% of the total A Level marks Course Overview – A2 EXAMINATION Unit 3 (FREN3) 2.30 hours, Listening, Reading and Writing: 35% of the total A Level marks Unit 4 (FRE4T/V) 35 mins (including 20 mns preparation time), Speaking: 15% of the total A Level marks

Financial information

16-18 card for reduced fare on public transport (offered by TWM on Buses only)

School Bursary may be available (subject to qualifying criteria)

 

Future opportunities

Where does this course lead? Language study contributes to a broad general education and gives you invaluable practical and transferable skills for the future. In most careers nowadays language abilities are highly valued You may choose to specialise in French at university or combine your language with other subjects such as Engineering, History, Media and journalism, Management and Business Studies, Teaching, Fashion Design, Travel & Hospitality Management, Accountancy, European Studies, or International or European Law. Universities and Companies with links abroad look very favourably on applicants with language skills. Some examples of different careers where language skills could give you the advantage are customer services, media, journalism, PA, librarian, air cabin crew, travel and tourism, business services, events management, financial services, central government, banking industry and many more ...

Further information

For more information contact Bordesley Green Girls' School & Sixth Form on 0121 464 3316 or visit our website www.bordgrng.bham.sch.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 07 November 2016
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