Modern Languages AS and A Level at Emmanuel College
French and German are both offered at AS and A Level. The courses give learners the opportunity to develop and deepen their understanding of the language, as well as the cultural knowledge of the countries where the language is spoken. Study of a foreign language at AS and A Level will equip students with highly developed linguistic skills which will enable them to understand and communicate in the language at an advanced level.
Stereotypes, the family, attitudes to marriage, impact of communication technology on human relationships Modern world issues, eating habits, addictions, impacts of lifestyle on health Aspects of artistic culture, TV, film, theatre, music, digital technology
A Level Course
In addition to the AS topics,
Law and order, types of crime, crime prevention measures and punishment Medical advances, research, genetic engineering, animal testing, life expectancy Aspects of political culture, the impact of politics on the individual and society (education, housing, employment, migration, the environment) the EU
Students should achieve at least an A grade at GCSE. In addition, students must have a subject teacher recommendation.
AS Level Course
Component 1 Written paper: Listening, reading and translation into English (37% of total AS Level)
Component 2 Written paper: Translation into the target language and critical essay on a prescribed film or literary text (33% of total AS Level)
Component 3 Speaking test: Two discussions with stimulus cards (30% of AS Level)
A Level Course
Component 1 Written paper: Listening, reading and translation into English (40% of A Level)
Component 2 Written paper: Translation into the target language, critical essay on a prescribed film or literary text, literary text essay (30% of total A Level)
Component 3 Speaking test: Discussion of stimulus card and discussion of research project (30% of A level)
At the present time, many employers are unable to find enough linguists to fill vacancies in an extremely wide range of jobs in business, industry, advertising, banking, finance, public relations, marketing, engineering and law.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Emmanuel College directly.