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French at William De Ferrers School

Course description

The specification places equal emphasis on the four linguistic skills. The aims of the courses are to enable stdents to:
a) Understand news items, conversations, talks etc, spoken by native speakers at normal speed
b) Understand printed texts from newspapers, magazines and literary texts
c) Convey information and opinions fluently and correctly, orally and in writing to demonstrate insight into aspects of civilization and culture.

Students will work individually, in pairs or in groups. After a grammar-based bridging course they will be expected to collect, analyse and exchange information and ideas through the medium of the foreign language on selected topics.

Entry requirements

Grade B standard and above at GCSE. Borderline candidates will be considered on the strength of their performance in individual papers. An interview with the teacher in charge of the course may be appropriate to ascertain interest and motivation.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact William De Ferrers School directly.

Last updated date: 22 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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