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French at Hele's School

Course description

Skills Required
The AS course enables students to develop communicative skills learnt at GCSE with greater confidence and accuracy. Students are expected to put forward their opinions on different topics studied throughout the course. An interest in the current affairs of French speaking countries is important.

Course Outline
AS language courses immerse students in the culture of the foreign language and allow for more personalised contact with the foreign language assistant. Students explore cultural and social issues in greater depth, such as, communication and media, healthy living, family and relationships in year 12 and environment, contemporary social issues, multicultural society in year 13. In addition there is more focus on the grammatical system and structure of the language and increased exposure to grammar will support students’ development.

Entry requirements

At least 5 A*-C including English and Maths.

Minimum of Grade B at French GCSE./p>

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hele's School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

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