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A Level Languages French/German at The Windsor Boys' School

Course description

The course enables students to develop and build on the skills required at GCSE and aims to enhance employment prospects as well as facilitating foreign travel. It also provides an insight into another culture and society and provides students with a sound basis for further study.

At A.S. Level

Unit 1 – FREN1;GERM1; Listening, Reading and Writing

70% of AS, 35%of a Level; 2 hour written examination; 110 marks

Unit 2 – FRE2T/V; GER2T/V; Speaking Test.

30% of As15% of A Level; 50 marks

At A2 Level

Unit 3 – FREN3;GERM3; Listening, Reading and Writing

35% of A Level; 2 hours 30 minutes written examination; 110 marks

Unit 4 – FRE4T/V; GER4T/V; Speaking Test.

15% of A Level; 35 minutes speaking test (including 20 minutes preparation)

Entry requirements

Languages remain academically rigorous and demanding as subjects, so the department ask students to achieve a minimum of grade B at GCSE in order to be able to cope with the content of the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Windsor Boys' School directly.

Last updated date: 15 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years