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A2 Level : French at English Martyrs Catholic School

Course description

This course will enable you to communicate in French, building on the skills acquired at GCSE.  You will also receive an invaluable insight into other cultures and societies through the study of France and French-speaking communities.  The teaching is interactive and the aim is to use as much French as possible in the classroom.  You will also have access to an on-line learning resource which you can use at home to support your studies.

You will be able to read, understand and extract information from written passages in French, taken from authentic rescources, such as French magazines, newspapers and web pages.  You will listen to and understand contemporary spoken language and learn to write essays or longer pieces and to hold conversations and discussions in French.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade C or above


Your skills will be assessed in the following way:

UNIT 3  Listening, Reading and Writing = 35% of the A Level

UNIT 4  Speaking = 15% of the A Level


Exam Board: AQA

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level course or equivalent to prepare for higher education in French, Languages or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to French or Languages such as a Teacher, Translator, or you may wish to use your French to study or work over in France. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the travel and tourism sector.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 25 November 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year