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German A Level at Highfields School

Course description

The course develops your listening, speaking, reading writing and translation skills as well as your general knowledge of the country. You will develop these skills through researching and discussing topics in written and spoken language. You will study texts and films and put them in to their cultural and historical context. There will be an opportunity to have oral classes with a native speaker during the year.

Course content

Social Issues and Trends
Travel, diversity and local festivals
Youth culture and the making of modern society
Political, intellectual and artistic culture – including
entertainment, the arts and new media
In Year 13 students will undertake independent research on a cultural topic of their choice


Component 1: Speaking - 30%
Component 2: Listening, reading and translation -50%
Component 3: Written Paper - 20%

Future opportunities

  • Business with international links
  • Employment which requires communication, research and analytical skills
  • Marketing
  • Teaching
  • Interpreting & translating
  • Law
  • Management
  • European related jobs
  • Travel & tourism

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 July 2016

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