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Modern Foreign Languages A Level at The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School

Course description

In this course you can expect to develop your confidence in communication, both in speaking and writing using the target language, but also in your own language.

Course content

Topics will include: Aspects of Society (education, work, environment, and family), Aspects of Culture (media, youth culture, artistic culture, festivals and traditions), Multi-culturalism, Politics, The study of two “works” (film and text) in the target language. There are also some ‘language specific’ units. 

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade B in the relevant language. 

Assessment

Unit 1 - Listening, reading and translation (50% )

Unit 2 - Writing (20%)

Unit 3 - Speaking (30%) 

Future opportunities

University Courses:

BA Modern Languages courses European Studies Languages can combine with a whole host of other subjects from Accountancy with Russian to Theatre Studies with Italian. Some universities offer funding for students to continue or extend their language knowledge by travelling or working abroad during the long holidays. 

Apprenticeships:

Business and IT Customer Service Retail Industry Hospitality Travel Public Services Administration Motor industry (One of our alumni was the youngest ever apprentice for BM; he got the position as he had done German at GCSE level!)

World of Work:

Having knowledge of a language (or more than one) can be useful in a host of different jobs; i.e. interpreting and translating, teaching and the tourism industry.

Administration, Business and Office Work (Diplomatic Service Officer, Equal Opportunities Officer, Bilingual PA, Business Adviser) Catering and Hospitality (Butler, Concierge, Hotel Manager, Sommelier) Transport and Logistics (Airline Pilot, Air Traffic Controller, Importer/Exporter) Marketing and Advertising (Conference Organiser, Marketing Manager, Advertising Copywriter) Leisure, Sport and Tourism (Croupier, Tour  Guide, Travel Agent, Professional Sportsperson

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School directly.

Last updated date: 24 November 2016
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