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French A2 at King David High School

Course description

A2 Level

There are four main areas of interest that will be studied during the course: social issues and trends (which will include: Advantages of travelling and studying abroad, impact of travel on society, local culture and festivals in France and French speaking countries), political, intellectual and artistic culture (which will include: Entertainment, music and the arts, media and digital culture and youth sub-cultures, trends and personal identity), diversity and difference (whihc will include: Migration and integration, cultural identity and marginalisation, cultural enrichment and celebrating difference and discrimination and diversity) and France 1940-1950: The occupation and post-war years (which will include: From June 1940-May 29145  (occupation, liberation and end of World War 2), life in occupied France and the cultural dimension, 1945-1950: rebuilding and restructuring and repercussions for modern day France.

You will study a film or a text to prepare for the writing component.

Entry requirements

You must have a minimum of a grade ā€˜Cā€™ at French GCSE.

You should have an interest in other countries and cultures.

You should enjoy speaking and giving opinions and should have an interest in current affairs.


50% of the final mark = listening, reading, translation

20% of the final mark = two written essays

30% of the final mark = ability to give a presentation of an independent research project, followed by a discussion about your presentation.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King David High School directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year