French GCSE Level 1/2
Languages, Literature and Culture
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What will you be working towards?
||GCSE or Equivalent
It is a two year course examined at the end of Yr 11. The Examination Board is Edexcel. Each skill (listening, speaking, reading & writing) is worth 25% of the final grade. At Oakwood Park Grammar School the first Modern Foreign Language GCSE is offered after a three year introduction course. A very high level of commitment is needed in order to succeed at GCSE.
Entrance requirements are a good understanding of grammatical structures by the end of Yr 9, a commitment to learning and interest in the language and culture.
Your next steps...
You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in Modern Languages and specialise in French or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification.With further training, you could go into a job related to Languages such as a Teacher, Translator, or you may wish to use your French qualification to study or work over in France.You could also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of your employer.