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German at St Birinus School

Course description


  • Unit 1 Listening, Reading and Writing Examination.
  • Unit 2 Speaking Examination.


  • Unit 3 Listening, Reading and Writing Examination.
  • Unit 4 Speaking Examination.

    At AS students extend their knowledge of the language and develop their communication skills. They explore and form opinions on topical issues affecting young people while studying aspects of the Media, Popular Culture, Healthy Living/Lifestyle and Family Relationships. They debate ideas and discuss different viewpoints. They are also encouraged to take part in some enrichment activitiessuch as conferences, exchanges and trips.

    At A2 students study aspects of Environment, Multicultural Society, Contemporary Social Issues as well as research two Cultural topics related to the countries of their chosen language. They develop their critical skills as they argue and defend viewpoints. They refine their independent study skills and their analytical skills while deepening their knowledge and understanding of two chosen cultural topics and examining the influence of these cultural aspects on today’s society in the countries of their chosen language.

  • Entry requirements

    If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.

    However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Birinus School directly.

    Last updated date: 09 June 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years