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Modern Languages - French AS/A2 Level at Abbotsfield School

Course description

The duration of the course is either one year to gain an AS award or two for the full A level qualification.

Under exceptional circumstances it may be possible to do a full A level in one year (e.g. if you have lived in the country).

Course content

AS modules: 1stsessment

Unit 1 – Listening, Reading & Writing

Unit 2 – Speaking test 15% of total A level markA2 modules: 2ndar of studyAssessment

Unit 3 – Listening, Reading & Writing

Unit 4 – Speaking test 15% of total A level mark

Entry requirements

All students will need to obtain an A*-B grade at GCSE in order to continue with this subject at Post 16, or have the language as part of their culture.

Assessment

AS modules: 1st

year of studyssessment

Unit 1 – Listening, Reading & Writing

35% of total A level mark Written paper 2 hours

Unit 2 – Speaking test 15% of total A level mark

Oral exam 15 minutesA2 modules: 2ndear of studyAssessment

Unit 3 – Listening, Reading & Writing

35% of total A level mark Written paper 2 hours 30 minutes

Unit 4 – Speaking test 15% of total A level mark

Oral exam 15 minutes

Future opportunities

A range of opportunities arise from studying this A level. Some students choose to do degree courses in languages; others pursue a higher education course in another subject which may have a language option with it. It greatly improves your employability, especially in companies with international markets.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 November 2015

Key information

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

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