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Modern Foreign Languages

This A level consists of six units.

Course Content 

Paper 1: Comprehension – Listening, Reading & Translation
Topic areas: Society, political and artistic culture, immigration, multiculturalisation, history 
Paper 2: Writing – Translation and Essay
Critical essay on a prescribed film and literary text plus a short translation exercise
Paper 3: Speaking
Two discussions with stimulus material 

During the course many students may also have the opportunity of short residential visits to the countries where their language(s) is spoken and there are Work Experience links too. Occasional trips to the cinema and the theatre are also part of the Sixth Form experience.

Assessment Format

Paper 1: (Comprehension) 40%
Paper 2: (Writing) 30%
Paper 3: (Speaking) 30%
Coursework: Internally assessed, externally moderated (20%)

Teacher to contact: Mr W Benskin
Board: Edexcel
Course Entry Qualifications:
GCSE Level 6 and above.  A 7 is recommended.