French AS and A Level at Ripley St Thomas CE Academy
The AS French course aims to take you beyond GCSE and prepare you for A2 and University studies should you wish. It develops all of your language skills as well as your research and independent learning skills and gives you an insight into the language and the culture of France. It is a challenging but rewarding course.
AS: Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Translation into English [40% of AS]
Paper 2: Translation into French and Essay on Literature OR Film [30% of AS] + Speaking test: Discussion on topics studied at AS [30% of AS]
A2: Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Translations from and into French [40% of A level]
Paper 2: Essays on Literature and Film [30% of A level]
+ Speaking test: Discussion on topics studied at A level [30% of A level]
GCSE French Grade B.
All skills are assessed in final exams at the end of Year 12 (AS) and Year 13 (A Level). All of the language skills are practised in class – listening, reading, speaking and writing – and classes are conducted mainly in French. A range of activities is offered including group and pair work, in-depth grammar practice and use of online resources, independent work and regular assessment.
Languages open a lot of doors including working within Marketing, Commerce, Teaching, Advertising, Tourism, Translation and Industry to name a few.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ripley St Thomas CE Academy directly.