Russian A Level at Colston's Girls' School
Why study Russian?
Learn the 6th most spoken language in the world! With 285 million speakers in the world, the Russian language is among the top 10 languages in the world and you can meet Russian speakers all around the world! Having the possibility to integrate into an expanding market: Russia is among the 10 strongest economies in the world and the market continues to grow. Thus, Russia has a great number of work and business opportunities.
Russian looks great on your Curriculum Vitae.
The AS and A Level courses follow the Edexcel specification.
For AS you will study four general topic areas:
Youth culture and concerns; lifestyle: health and fitness; The world around us: travel, tourism, environmental issues and the Russian speaking world; education and employment.
For A Level you will study the four AS general topic areas at a higher level, plus cover three additional A Level general topic areas for the first time:
Customs, traditions, beliefs and religions; national and international events, past, present and future; literature and the arts.
6 C grades and above
AS is examined at the end of Year 12 in two units of assessment:
AS Unit 1: a Speaking test, conducted by your teacher, lasting 8−10 minutes and based on your choice, in advance, of one of the four general topic areas studied for AS (see below).
AS Unit 2: a Listening, Reading andWriting test, with various exercises, including non-verbal responses, questions and answers both in Russian and English and writing in Russian (160 words).
Russian is a facilitating subject that involves many different skills it is welcomed by all Russell Group Universities.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colston's Girls' School directly.