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French (AS / A Level) at Middlesbrough College

Course description

Students will build on knowledge gained from GCSE focussing on topics such as Education and Employment and Youth Concerns. In addition, learners will have the opportunity to study authentic material in the form of films and literature as part of the course. Students will gain a solid grounding in grammar and become natural spoken speakers. Students will also have the opportunity to visit France to develop their fluency. Please note: This course is due for reform and first teaching of this specification will begin in September 2016. Course content may change.

Course content

Year 1 - AS Unit 1: Spoken Expression and Response in French (30% of AS marks, 15% of total GCE A Level). Unit 2: Understanding and Written Response in French (70 % of AS marks, 35% of total GCE A Level). Year 2 – A2 Unit 3: Understanding and Spoken Response in French (35% of A2 marks, 17.5% of total GCE A Level). Unit 4: Research, Understanding and Written Response in French (65% of A2 marks, 32.5% of total GCE A Level)

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirement of a B in GCSE French (A grade recommended). Students from outside standard qualification routes may be assessed for suitability for the course. If you do not have a Grade A to C in English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your Study Programme.

Assessment

Minimum entry requirement of a B in GCSE French (A grade recommended). Students from outside standard qualification routes may be assessed for suitability for the course. If you do not have a Grade A to C in English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your Study Programme.

Future opportunities

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for University we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance. Languages can form an integral part of many careers such as: Teaching Translation and Interpreting Subtitling International Business Roles Accounting Customer Service Journalism

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Middlesbrough College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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