AS/A2 French

COURSE DETAILS

This course is designed to encourage students to:

  • derive enjoyment and benefit from language learning;
  • acquire knowledge, skills and understanding for practical use, further study and/or employment;
  • communicate with speakers of the language; take their place in a multilingual global society.

1 As Level Topics

3 (a) Leisure and Lifestyles, including travel and tourism, sport, hobbies, entertainment, customs, traditions, healthy living – health and nutrition, diet and exercise; unhealthy living – drugs, aids, smoking, alcohol, etc

4 (b) The Individual and Society, including relationships and responsibilities, gender issues, youth culture (values, peer groups, fashions and trends etc.), education, vocational training and future careers.

5 ASSESSMENT:

6 As Level

7 Unit 1 – Oral – 15 minutes (80 marks)

  1. Topic-based conversation
  2. General Conversation

Unit 2 – Listening, Reading and Writing – 2.5 hours (120 marks)

A2 Level

Unit 3 — Oral—20 minutes (80 marks)

  1. Structured Discussion
  2. Exposé

Unit 4 — Listening, Reading and Writing —3 hours (120 marks)

WHAT COULD I GO ON TO DO AFTER THE COURSE?

A qualification in French will be an asset for students’ CVs for both employment and Higher Education. The course will prepare students to study French at University, either as a single Honours or a Joint Honours Degree. French is now available with a wide range of other subjects and broadens graduate career opportunities.