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German A Level at Southmoor Academy

Course description

Choosing A level German offers you the opportunity to develop your command of a language, bringing you in close contact with the culture and heritage of the German speaking world. pupils have the opportunity to develop a lasting appreciation of language, and language learning, with an ability to understand it in a wide range of contexts. It will allow pupils to communicate confidently for a variety of purposes, plus give an insight into cultures, both contemporary and historic, and valuable skills for foreign travel, further education and employment.

Course content

German AS

- Unit 1: Listening, Reading and Writing
- Unit 2: Speaking Course content:
- Media - TV, advertising, communication technology
- popular culture - cinema, music, fashion and trends
- Healthy living/lifestyle - sport/exercise, health and well-being, holidays
- Family/Relationships - relationships within the family, friendships, marriage/partnerships

German A2

- Unit 1: Listening, Reading and Writing
- Unit 2: Speaking Course content: • Environment - pollution, energy, protecting the planet
- The multicultural society - immigration, integration, racism
- Contemporary social issues - wealth and poverty, law and order, impact of scientific and technological progress
- Cultural topics (2): a region/community, a period of 20th century history, an author, a dramatist, a director, architect, musician or painter

Entry requirements

Students should have achieved a grade B or above in GCSE German.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 February 2016
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    • The Sixth Form at Southmoor is housed in a dedicated wing of Southmoor Academyl, completely refurbished and redesigned for our first intake in September 2014. Sixth formers enjoy their own café, open from 8.00am every morning and manned by our very own team of student Baristas, as well as study areas, a resource room, a computer suite, and classrooms furnished throughout with private study booths. All students have a locker to store their files in, and the newly refurbished toilets are for the exclusive use of Sixth Form students.