French AS Level at Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy
You will build on the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing acquired at GCSE level. These will be developed to an advanced level during the course. The course covers four topics, each with three subtopics: Media (Television, Advertising, Communication Technology); Popular Culture (Cinema, Music, Fashion / Trends); Healthy Living/Lifstyle (Sport / exercise, Health and well-being, Holidays); Family/relationships (Relationships within the family, Friendships, Marriage/Partnerships)
AS Unit 1 (Listening, Reading and Writing)
AS Unit 2 (Speaking)
The course is for students who have achieved at least grade ‘B’ in GCSE French and who wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the French language, culture and society
Formative assessment will occur through class and homework, and through inter-active assessment.
Summative assessment will be by external examination at the end of the course:
AS Unit 1: One two hour written examination (70 % of AS Level marks)
AS Unit 2: One thirty five minute speaking test (30 % of AS Level marks)
Students who achieve a grade ‘D’ or better can progress to A2 French.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy directly.