Aspects of French-speaking Society - Current Trends and Issues:
Artistic Culture in the French-speaking World:
Aspects of Political Life in the French-speaking World:
Two works of French Literature will be studied.
Individual Research Project
Students must identify a subject or a key question which is of interest to them, which relates to a country/countries where French is spoken.
At the end of Year 13 you will sit 3 exams:
Listening exams take place in language laboratories and students have control of the material so are able to pause and rewind as they wish. Speaking exams are conducted by the class teacher.
You will need a good quality dictionary, grammar guide and verb table book as well as a keen interest in languages and an ability to learn vocabulary and grammar rules.
Students can go on to study French at University and to study or work abroad. The study of a foreign language also enhances employment prospects and provides students with an insight into another culture and society.
Grade A*-B at GCSE French. Students with a grade B need to have attained at least a B grade in writing and speaking components and have completed the higher paper for the reading and/or listening elements.