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French A level at Wollaston School

Course description

This course gives students an excellent grounding in all aspects of French language and culture, with the opportunity to demonstrate their ability in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It allows them to show they have the skills to be successful in today’s competitive world of work, and that they are effective communicators.

Assessment

AS

Paper 1 - 40% Listening, Reading & Writing (1hr 45 mins): Questions on a range of spoken and written passages + a short translation into English.

Paper 2 - 30% Writing (1hr 15 mins): A short translation into French + one essay (300 words) in French about a film, book or play that candidates have studied.

Paper 3 - 30% Speaking (12 - 14 mins + 15 mins prep): Candidates are given a choice of short texts on topics they have studied and choose 2 to discuss with their teacher.

A2

Paper 1 - Listening, Reading & Writing (2hrs 30 mins): Questions on a range of spoken and written passages + 2 translations, 1 into English and 1 into French.

Paper 2 - Writing (2hrs): 2 essays (300 words each) in French, one about a film and the other about a book or play that candidates have studied.

Paper 3 - Speaking (12 - 14 mins + 15 mins prep): Candidates discuss one topic from a choice of themes, and then present and discuss a topic they have researched independently.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wollaston School directly.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016
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