French A Level

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture
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What will you be working towards?

Code FR_AQA
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

The course aims to broaden knowledge and understanding of French grammar, vocabulary and culture in order to develop the ability to understand and respond with confidence. The AQA A-level course offers flexibility in that students are encouraged to research a topic of their own choice from popular culture and the arts.

Details

Knowledge of another culture and a second language. Possible trips to France. As part of a work experience, A-Level students will also have the opportunity to plan and undertake French workshops within the school for small groups of KS3 students.

How will it be delivered?

Listening, Reading & Writing. Aspects of French-speaking society: Current trends. Aspects of French-speaking society:
Current issues. Artistic culture in the French-speaking world. Aspects of political life in the French-speaking world.
Written exam: 2 hrs 30 minutes
Writing one text or one film from the lists in the specification. Written exam: 2 hours
Speaking -Individual research project. One of four sub-themes ie Aspects of French-speaking society: current trends,
Aspects of French-speaking society: current issues, Artistic culture in the French speaking world, Aspects of political life in the
French-speaking world. Oral exam: 21 – 23 minutes (inc 5 minutes’ preparation time) 

Entry requirements

2 Year Course- Normally 5 GCSE grades 9 – 4, including Maths and English minimum grade 4 and French at grade 5

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Employment statistics show that those who leave university with a language fare significantly better than those without. - The Independent.  To have another language is to possess a second soul. - Charlemagne.