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AS/A ITALIAN at Peter Symonds College

Course description

The AS qualification will consist of two units:

  • Unit 1: Oral examination
  • Unit 2: Listening, reading and writing.

The A2 qualification will comprise an additional two units:

  • Unit 3: Oral examination
  • Unit 4: Translation and writing

Both at AS and A2 students will be able to acquire advanced linguistic skills by means of a topic-based approach to the study of the language. They will have the opportunity to study the relevant issues of the day, which affect Italy and Italians. These will include: health, drugs, organised crime, the environment, the European dimension, the media, politics and current affairs.

Entry requirements

5 A* - C GCSE's, including Maths and English plus a grade B at GCSE Italian to start the AS course.

Students with a Grade B at GCSE will be required to attend an extra support session in their first term.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Peter Symonds College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1/2 years