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Modern Foreign Languages (French & Spanish) A Level at Wye School

Course description

Globalisation makes communication across national and cultural borders more important than ever. While many foreigners speak English, it is also true that in the UK, business can be lost due to a lack of language skills and cultural understanding. It ha s been suggested that our European counterparts are happy to sell in our language, but they are more likely to buy in their own. Just think: how exciting would it be to speak a language without having to think about every single word? This is our goal! If you are prepared to work steadily throughout the course you will be surprised and delighted by what you can achieve: a practical and life - long skill.

Course content

The Modern Languages Department is lively and exciting, running A level courses in French and Spanish and the MFL teachers are passionate about their subject and committed to transferring this enthusiasm to their pupils.

The 4 main topics for Spanish are :

1. Aspects of Hispanic society

2. Artistic culture in the Hispanic world

3. Multiculturalism in Hispanic society

4. Aspects of political life in Hispanic society

The 4 main topics for French are:

1. The changing nature of family

2. The cyber - society

3. Artistic cult ure in the French - speaking world

4. Aspects of political life in the French - speaking world

There will also be cultural topics in the form of books, plays or movies selected by your teachers and sometimes yourself.

Entry requirements

A minimum of grade 5 at GCSE in the language you wish to study, in order to b e able to express your opinions freely on paper or verbally on the variety of topics studied.

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: 06 November 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September