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German A Level at Kingswood Secondary Academy

Course description

– Students with an interest in languages, travel and
different cultures.
– Students who would gain a highly academic qualification
that complements most other subjects, and is highly
regarded by employers, colleges and universities alike.

Course content

AS: Topics relevant to young people like music, cinema,
relationships, new media, fashion, holidays and
healthy lifestyle.
A2: The study of law and order, the environment, immigration,
racism as well as a novel, play or a director.
Units covered at AS
– Unit 1: Listening, Reading and Writing.
– Unit 2: Speaking.
Units covered at A2
– Unit 3: Listening, Reading and Writing.
– Unit 4: Speaking.

Entry requirements

5+ A*-C grades at GCSE including C grade or above in English and B grade or above in German.

Assessment

– Unit 1: Examination – Listening and reading sections based
on the topics above. Writing section will be a choice of
essay questions based on the AS topics.
– Units 2 and 4: Speaking examinations.
– Unit 3: Examination – Listening and reading sections, based
on the topics above. Writing section will be a choice of
essay questions based on the film and/or books we
have studied.

Future opportunities

– Degrees in languages or degrees that include a language as
a subsidiary.
– Careers abroad.
– A career in any sector would be enhanced by an A level in a
foreign language.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingswood Secondary Academy directly.

Last updated date: 09 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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