French A Level at Campsmount Academy
The aims are to encourage students to:
- develop an interest in, and an enthusiasm for, language learning;
- develop understanding of the language in a variety of contexts and genres;
- communicate confidently, clearly and effectively in the language for a range of purposes;
- provide a sufficient basis for the further study of languages at degree level or equivalent.
In Year 12
Unit 1 is the speaking test, with a role-play and topic discussion. It represents 30% of the marks for AS (15% of A Level).
Unit 2 is a written paper, testing the other three skills and with a variety of listening, reading and writing tasks. It represents 70% of the marks for AS (35% of A Level).
In Year 13
Unit 3 is the speaking test, with the discussion of an article in the target language and topic discussion. It represents 15% of the marks for A Level.
Unit 4 is a written paper, testing the other three skills, with a variety of tasks involving comprehension and manipulation of language as well as an extended essay. It represents 35% of the marks for A Level.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Campsmount Academy directly.