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A Level French at The Ridings Federation Winterbourne International Academy

Course description

Who is the course for?
Studying a language Post-16 is for students with a passion for communication and a desire to expand the skills developed at GCSE. Students undertaking this course require at least a Grade B at GCSE.

What will I be studying?
In Year 12, students will build upon the transactional language learnt at GCSE, developing their skills to become more independent users of the foreign language. Students will study the media, popular culture, family and relationships and healthy living.
They will build up fluency through a wide range of authentic listening and reading material, and small group sessions with a Language Assistant.

In Year 13, students discuss in-depth topics such as wealth and poverty, the environment, new technology and scientific advances, multicultural societies and a culture topic. This may include studying French literature, French films or a French-speaking region.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Ridings Federation Winterbourne International Academy directly.

Last updated date: 14 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years