French at Aston Academy
If you enjoy interactive lessons with lots of opportunity for group work, discussion and debate, then this course will suit you. You will learn to discuss modern issues (poverty, crime, right to vote etc…) and learn about cultural aspects of the countries, through movies, music and literature. You will also develop the necessary skills to become confident to have a meaningful conversation with native speakers. Students are encouraged to complete work experience abroad during the course.
5 GCSEs at grade C/5 or above, including Mathematics, English Language and French.
Students are required to buy their own large bi-lingual dictionary.
Studying a Modern Foreign Language at A Level leads to many courses at Higher Education. Universities offer a variety of degrees that give students the chance to specialise in the knowledge of one country or develop skills in two or more Foreign Languages. Many universities also offer courses with one unit in languages. Students are often able to study abroad for one term or a year through the Erasmus programme.Students who take Modern Foreign Languages progress to a broad range of careers including: law, teaching, business, travel, journalism and many others in which languages are not the main skill but bring an advantage, including promotion and leadership opportunities.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or a member of the Post 16 Team.
How to apply
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