French A Level at The Billericay School
If you are interested in a career in which you may need to use a language, then a qualification at 'A' level will be essential for further study.
Paper 1: Listening, reading and writing
You will develop your understanding of written and spoken passages from a range of contexts and sources covering topics such as cinema, music, society’s current trends and issues and aspects of political life in the French-speaking world.
Paper 2: Writing
You will develop your written ability and your analytical skills in French, writing about a chosen book or a film.
Paper 3: Speaking
You will research and present on a topic you have chosen and follow this up by discussing it with the examiner. You will build up a wide range of vocabulary to enable you to express yourself proficiently in conversation on other contemporary themes and
B grade in the relevant GCSE in language.
This course is one of the new linear A levels.
All examinations will take place at the end of the course.
The AS qualification is completely separate.
Many of the students who take A level French go on to study Modern Languages at university, either on its own or in combination with other subjects like Business Studies, Maths, Politics, Law or Literature. A variety of rewarding careers such as International
Law, Tourism, Banking, Fashion buyer may follow. Whatever the field they choose to work in, students of language open up the possibility of travelling and even working abroad.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Billericay School directly.
Last updated date: 27 January 2017