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French AS Level at Gordano School

Course description

The advanced Level course in French assesses your knowledge of the language and your ability to communicate, but it is also about engaging in discussion, interacting effectively, defending views and taking a stance, independent research and extended writing. There are lots of opportunities to engage in areas of personal interest, such as films, plays or social or cultural issues. You will never be short of intellectual challenge and stimulation!

Course content

Theme 1: Social Issues and Trends
Part I - Aspects of French-speaking society– current trends
Part II - Aspects of French- speaking society – current issues

Theme 2: Political and Artistic Culture
Part I – Artistic culture in the French -speaking world
Part II – Political culture in the French -speaking world

Future opportunities

A Level in French would enable you to progress to a degree in French or to one of many degrees that combine languages with another discipline, e.g. Business Studies, Law, Chemistry. French would also be a very useful subject for Primary school teaching as languages are now compulsory in Key Stage 2. Increasing career opportunities exist which require the ability to travel and communicate in Europe and around the world.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 January 2017

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