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A Level French - New Linear A Level at Barton Court Grammar School

Course description

French is a versatile language and combines well with a range of A Level subjects.  The study of a language is vital in order to take full advantage of the opportunities in today’s global job market. French graduates have a vast array of career opportunities open to them, ranging from work with well-known multinational companies to international organisations or charities. There are exciting opportunities – often involving travel abroad – in finance, banking, sales, manufacturing, community, social services, research, medicine, transport, and communication. The study of French at A Level is, without doubt, a most worthwhile investment for the future!

Course content

1.   Social issues and trends

2.   Political and artistic culture

3.   Grammar

4.   Works: Literary texts and films

5.   Individual research project

Entry requirements

Sixth Form entry requirements, including French at grade 7 or above.


Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Writing (50% of A Level)

Paper 2: Writing (20% of A Level)

Paper 3: Speaking (30% of A Level)

Further information

To find out more information about the course, please contact Mr Luret, Director of Modern Foreign Languages, or click on the AQA website:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 05 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years