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Full Time - To be arranged
This subject is part of the full time A level Programme. To apply for this subject you need to apply for the A Level or Combined Programme
A Level Programme - You will need to choose 3 or 4 AS Levels to study the A Level Programme
Combined Programme - You will need to choose 1 or 2 AS Levels combined with a vocational option. Vocational options include: Applied Science, IT, Business, Criminology, Law, Sports and Exercise Sciences, or Health and Social Care.
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Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study.
Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.
The A Level French course promotes enthusiasm for the French language and culture. It will help you develop an understanding of the language in a variety of contexts and to communicate confidently and effectively in French.
You will develop an awareness and understanding of the contemporary society, cultural background and heritage of countries where French is spoken. You will consider the study of the language in a broader context preparing you to take their place in a multilingual global society
You will require 5 GCSEs at Grades A*- C including English Language, and grade B or above in French.
You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.
What will I study?
AS topics include: Leisure & lifestyles (healthy living, travel, transport & tourism, sport, hobbies & entertainment, customs & traditions) and the individual and society (relationships & responsibilities, gender issues, youth culture, values, peers, fashions & trends, education & careers).
A2 studies: Environmental Issues, Social & Political Issues and the play Les Mains Sales by Jean-Paul Sartre as well as the film Les Choristes for the oral examination.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed by an oral examination and a paper-based examination.
Career Opportunities and Progression
On successful completion of this course you may choose to study French at Higher Education; or a wide range of employment possibilities including the Civil Service, media, health and care services, translation, politics or the Police.