A-Level French

A-Level French

SUBJECT LEADER

Mrs V Ash & Miss A Munro

EXAM BOARD

AQA

SPECIFICATION LINK

A-Level French

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Grade 6 in GCSE French.

Why choose A-Level French?

Are you interested in:
· Becoming fluent in a second language?
· Working in a multinational company?
· Foreign travel?
· Languages and business?
· Combining a language skill with another expertise?
A level French is a very valuable qualification for a wide range of careers. You can combine French with most other subjects at university. As well as jobs for specialist linguists, there is great demand for French speaking engineers, scientists, business people, marketing specialists and, of course, people to work in the leisure and tourism sector.

What you will study in A-Level French?

Modern French in a variety of situations
The society and culture of the French speaking world today.
Topics
Year one – Social Issues and trends: aspects of French-speaking society. A French film.
Year two – Current issues: diversity, poverty, and criminality. A French novel

How you will be assessed in A-Level French?

Paper 1: Listening, Reading & Translation 40 %
Paper 2: Writing (2 x essays) 30%
Paper 3: Speaking 30%

Additional Information

We hope your studies will include a visit to a French speaking country. There will be an opportunity to take part in a study trip or work experience visit abroad during the two year course.