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French A level at Luton Sixth Form College

Course description

Studying French will help you to understand more about French-speaking cultures and give you a more international perspective on the world. It will help you to develop opinions on many current topics of global interest. You will learn to:

  • write and say what you want to say
  • express opinions on issues which concern you and the speakers of the language
  • express yourself confidently in non-rehearsed situations
  • understand how the language works and how you can use it for your purposes

Course content

You will frequently work with others in pairs and groups to practise new language. You will listen to recordings and view videos in the language laboratory to improve listening skills. You will learn how to write accurate responses in the foreign language to reading texts. You will be taught how to express your opinions accurately through a detailed treatment of grammatical structures. Individual study in the language resource base will be expected. There will be an opportunity to travel to France and to use your language in an authentic context.

Entry requirements

To start any A levels you need to meet the general college entry requirements.

In addition you must have GCSE French grade B and GCSE English grade C.


Exam Board - Edexcel

Future opportunities

Language graduates are very employable. Many of our students go on to university courses which combine languages with business related subjects and then later work in business services, manufacturing, banking and finance. Law, journalism and teaching, as well as translating and interpreting are other possible career paths.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Luton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years