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German A-Level at Diss High School

Course description

The AS course includes the study of: Media; Popular Culture; Health Living; and Family Relationships. It is assessed through two examinations (Paper 1 is Speaking; Paper 2 is Listening, Reading and Writing).

The A2 topics are: The Environment; Multicultural Society; Contemporary Social Issues; two cultural topics (e.g. studying the work of an author or director, a period in history or geographical region). There will be two exams (Paper 3 is Speaking; Paper 4 is Listening, Reading and Writing).

Course content

Students will learn how to collect, analyse and present information in the target language. Candidates will be trained to communicate in the language, using all the necessary skills.

The subject will taught by two different teachers, each concentrating on particular areas of the syllabus.

Students will be expected to participate freely in lessons and also be prepared to learn vocabulary regularly and research in their own time. Independent study is essential.

Entry requirements

You are required to have at least five Cs at GCSE including Maths and English Language at Grade C.

Subject Specific

Grade B in German

Future opportunities

Successful candidates will improve their career prospects within Europe, as well as obtaining a useful qualification for university entrance to a wide range of degree courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Diss High School directly.

Last updated date: 10 June 2015

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