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Punjabi at Guru Nanak Sikh Academy

Course description

This course will appeal to students who have an interest in reading a wide range of literature from the past and the present, and enjoy expressing their opinion and justifying their comments on text. Aims: The study of Panjabi provides many opportunities to develop candidates' understanding of spiritual, moral and cultural issues. Throughout the course candidates will be encouraged to form opinions and make judgements within the appropriate contexts be these historical or contemporary, ethnic or religious. * To enable students to develop and build upon the skills acquired at GCSE * To enhance employment perspectives. * To facilitate foreign travel * To provide an insight into another culture and society * To provide students with a sound basis for further study. AS/A2 Topics * Day to day issues - media and advertising, transport, communication technology, health and well being. * Contemporary Society - family and relationships, religion, leisure activities, social issues. * Environment & Citizenship - protecting the planet, urban and rural life, impact of scientific and technological progress, law and order. * Working World - education and employment, commerce and industry, economic issues. * The International Context - impact of travel and tourism, aspects of life/culture of foreign countries, the developing world, wealth and poverty. A2 Literary/Non Literary Topics The questions in Section 2 of the A2 examination will be based on the following topics. Literary Topics Topic 1 - The British Panjabi Short Story Topic 2 - Panjabi Novel Non-Literary Topics Topic 1 - Socio-Economic Study of Panjab (India) since 1947 Topic 2 - The Panjabi Community in India and Abroad

Entry requirements

Minimum of A grade in Panjabi at GCSE

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level course or equivalent to prepare for higher education in Panjabi, Languages or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job requiring a knowledge of Panjabi or Languages such as a Teacher, Translator, or you may wish to use your Panjabi to study or work over in India. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the travel and tourism sector.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Guru Nanak Sikh Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year