Urdu at High Storrs
Edexcel A Level Urdu
Please ask for more information if you would like to study this subject as a 1 year AS Level course alongside 3 other courses
A Level Urdu builds on the knowledge, understanding and skills gained at GCSE. There is a focus on the language itself, as well as Urdu speaking societies and culture.
A minimum of five GCSEs at Grade 9 - 4. This MUST include at least a Grade 4 in English Language
Grade 4 in Urdu
Paper 1 - 40%
Translation in English
Writing (research question)
Paper 2 - 30%
Translation into Urdu
Written response to works (literary texts)
Written response to works (films)
Paper 3 - 30%
Listening, reading and writing question
Students learn about the politics, art and some of the social issues of the Urdu speaking world. They also study Urdu literary text, becoming critics in the target language.
A Level language is an excellent partner to many subjects and can often be combined with a wide range of disciplines at university. Language competences are highly regarded by employers and could make a CV stand out during a selection process. In our global world, the ability to understand and communicate with others is a vital skill in Business, the Service Industry, Journalism, Research and Education.
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How to apply
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