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French AS/A-Level at Shire Oak Academy

Course description

Students study French for two years. The syllabus consists of 2 modules per year. These assess four skill areas (listening, speaking, reading and writing) in the study of topics such as family relationships, the environment, Europe, immigration, politics and history. Pupils are encouraged to visit France for a weeks work experience during Year 12 in order to boost their language skills.

Entry requirements

Students must have achieved a grade C or above at GCSE to have a realistic chance of success in A level French.

Future opportunities

Occupations where modern language skills are advantageous include teaching,translating, interpreting, the diplomatic service, banking, travel and tourism, broadcasting, journalism and many more.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shire Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years