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French A Level at New College Telford

Course description

If you are passionate about languages, enjoy communicating with others, interested in foreign travel, enjoy learning about different cultures and have a good memory and logical mind, then this is certainly the course for you.

Communication in any language is important but if you are considering a job working either in the UK or abroad within business, travel and tourism, hospitality, interpreting or teaching then having advanced language skills can be invaluable.

Course content

Language skills will be continuously practised and developed through the following topic areas: leisure and lifestyles, the individual and society, environmental issues, social and political issues and the guided study option (the world of cinema, the world of literature and the regions of France). In oral work, you will be encouraged to express opinions, discuss topics and current issues and use a wide range of vocabulary and sentence structures. The study of grammar will help develop accuracy and fluency in both speaking and writing.

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at grades A* to C including English Language (grade B preferred) and French GCSE (grade A*- B preferred).

Future opportunities

Single, joint or combined honours degrees at university. In Higher Education study, French combines particularly well with Law, Economics, Engineering, Science or Business Studies. Language students follow careers in many fields including Business, Finance, Marketing, Translation or Teaching. Language qualifications could help you in gaining jobs in the EU and beyond. Good career prospects are also found in international companies.

Further information

This course combines well with Business Studies, Economics, Law, English, Film Studies, Travel and Tourism, Social Sciences, and Science subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Telford directly.

Last updated date: 13 December 2016
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Chris Wain
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01952 641892
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