German at Colonel Frank Seeley School
AS Unit 1: Listening, Reading and Writing The following topics are covered in the context of the language studies: The Media: Television, Advertising, New Technology Popular Culture: Cinema, Music, Fashion Healthy Living: Sport, Health, Holidays Family and Relationships: Family, Friends, Personal Relationships Candidates have personal control of listening material during the listening test. This means they control when to start and stop their sound file. The reading material will include items with a variety of extracts from varied stimuli.
Candidates will also complete an essay question based on one of the AS topics.
AS Unit 2: Speaking The speaking test is in two sections: a discussion based around a stimulus card, and general conversation on all the topics covered. The exam is conducted by one of the students’ teachers.
A2 Unit 3: Listening, Reading and Writing The following topics are covered in the context of the language studied:
• Environment: Pollution, Energy, Protecting the Planet
• The Multicultural Society: Immigration, Integration, Racism
• Contemporary Social Issues: Wealth and Poverty, Law and Order, Scientific Progress Plus Cultural Topics which entails the study of two of the following:
• A French/German/Spanish speaking region (in the target language speaking country)
• A period of 20th Century history
• A novelist from the target language speaking country
• A dramatist or poet from the target language speaking country
• A director/architect/musician/painter from the target language speaking country
A2 Unit 4: Speaking The speaking test consists of two parts, reporting and discussion, and general conversation based on the topics studied. The exam is conducted by one of the students’ teachers.
Students are required to achieve at least a Grade B in the language to be studied.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colonel Frank Seeley School directly.