German A Level at Northgate High School
The course focuses on language skills and the acquisition of vocabulary, structures and grammar. Topics covered include: Youth Culture; The Digital World; Family; Multiculturalism; Art; Cultural Life in Berlin; Literary Texts; Films; Political Life in the German-speaking World. Students will be assessed on Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing.
The purpose-built Northgate Language Centre provides excellent language learning facilities with access to a full range of resources including the Internet, language-specific software and audio visual equipment. Lessons are conducted for the most part in German. Study is supported and enriched through a joint trip with History to Berlin in Year 12.
Subject specific entry requirements: GCSE grade B in German
Degree in German or International/European Studies. With other A/AS subjects for entry to other degree courses, careers in the business world, civil service, diplomatic Service, education, tourism, interpreting and translating.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northgate High School directly.