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
- Works (literary text or film)
- 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.
6 A* - C graded GCSEs, GCSE French Grade B and above