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French A Level at Oasis Academy Brightstowe

Course description

French is a major European language and France is Britain’s closest neighbour, with strong cultural and commercial links. French combines well with either arts or science subjects and the AS and A2 courses are varied and enjoyable. Studying a European language widens your horizons, giving you a European perspective, and increases your employability

Course content

AS level

• Topics: leisure and lifestyles; the individual and society

• Speaking skills on the above topics

• Listening, reading and writing skills

A2 level

• Topics: environmental issues; social and political issues, literature and film study

• Speaking skills on the above topics

• Listening, reading, and writing skills

Assessment

There will be whole-class teaching, small group and paired work activities. There may be the opportunity to participate in a short visit to Paris and a longer exchange visit to Bordeaux. All students will have timetabled oral sessions with a French native speaker.

Future opportunities

You can take a traditional language course at university, or a degree which combines language modules with subjects such as business, accounting, science, European studies or tourism. Competence in French can enhance your earning power considerably and is an asset in any work place. As well as export links, major British firms have partnerships with French companies and welcome graduates with language skills.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Oasis Academy Brightstowe directly.

Last updated date: 10 July 2015

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