French, A Level | Weston College

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September 2019
2 Years
Course code ALFREND1LC

French, A Level

What will I do on this A Level?

You will develop confident, effective communication skills in French and a thorough understanding of the culture of countries and communities where French is native. You will be given the opportunity to go on our popular trip to Marseille in order to put your learning into practice and learn about French culture.

Study subjects include: understanding native speakers in spoken and written materials; developing your confidence in self-expression and essay writing; cultural aspects of French-speaking society relevant to young people today such as lifestyle, music, cinema and literature.

How will I be assessed?

Exams in your second year.

What could I do after this A Level?

Speaking another language is highly valued by many universities and employers and can be combined with a number of subjects, leading to careers such as business, tourism, international law, journalism, media or engineering.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4 and above, including English and maths, and grade 6 or above in French.

Course Level

Level 3

Category & Subject Area

A Levels Courses for 16 to 18-year-olds

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

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What Our Students Say

Naomi Race, A Level - Psychology, sociology and English


Naomi Race

“The college has opened up a load of new experiences and enabled me to try new things”

Former school: Broadoak

A Levels: Psychology, sociology and English

What next? Naomi achieved three As and will progress to study English and sociology at Leeds University.

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