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What will I learn?
  • Develop French linguistic skills
  • Develop understanding of the culture and society of countries where French is spoken.
  • Improve language in the context of French speaking countries, issues and influences
  • Study a French literary text or film.

Language is studied within the context of the following themes:

  • Social issues and trends
  • Artistic culture
  • Grammar
  • Works (literary text or film)

Key Skills

  • Using language spontaneously to initiate communication; ask and answer questions; express thoughts and feelings; present viewpoints; develop arguments; persuade; and analyse and evaluate in speech and writing, including interaction with speakers of French
  • Listening and responding to spoken passages including some extended passages from a range of different contexts and sources, adapted as necessary, covering different registers and types, including authentic communication involving one or more speakers
  • Reading and responding to a variety of texts including some extended texts written for different purposes and audiences drawn from a range of authentic sources, including contemporary, historical and literary, fiction and non-fiction texts, adapted as necessary
  • Translating an unseen passage from French into English
  • Translating unseen sentences from English into French.
Who Can Do It?

GCSE French students, confident/fluent speakers of French

What can I do next?
  • A2 French
  • Languages degree course
  • Degree course with languages option/component
  • Apply for a wider variety of jobs in the UK and abroad.


 AS/A level
 1-2 Years
AS French
Entry Requirements:
6 A* - C graded GCSEs, GCSE French Grade B and above

Ken Stimpson Community School
Staniland Way
(Sat Nav users: PE4 6WR)