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AS and A2 Level French at The Willink School

Course description

We will cover the AQA specification.

The knowledge and understanding requirements of this GCE are inextricably linked to the four language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in French, in line with the requirements of the subject area.

The qualification covers two units at AS and two units at A2.

AS Examinations

Unit 1 - FREN1

Listening, Reading and Writing 2 hour written examination

Unit 2 - FRE2

Speaking Test 35 minutes speaking test (including 20

minutes preparation)

A2 Examinations

Unit 3 - FREN3

Listening, Reading and Writing 2 hours 30 minutes written examination

Unit 4 - FRE4

Speaking Test 35 minutes speaking test (including 20

minutes preparation)

The AS course will cover:

- Media: TV, Advertising and Communication Technology

- Popular Culture: Cinema, Music and Fashion/Trends

- Healthy Living/Lifestyle: Sport/Exercise, Health and Well-being and Holidays

- Family/Relationships: Relationships within the Family, Friendships and Marriage/Partnerships.

The A2 course will cover:

- Environment: pollution, energy and protecting the planet

- The multi-cultural society: immigration, integration and racism

- Contemporary social issues: wealth and poverty, law and order and the

impact of scientific and technological progress

- Cultural topic: the study of a target language speaking region/community or the study of a period of 20th century history from a target language-speaking country/community or the study of a novelist/dramatist/poet from a target language-speaking country/community or the study of a director/architect/musician/painter from a target language-speaking country/ community.

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have met the general entry requirements for the sixth form. You will also need at least a grade C in your French GCSE.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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