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Course Description:

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. Internally conducted and externally assessed.

During the course students may have the opportunity of work experience  where their language(s) is spoken. 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%)

Board: Edexcel

Course Entry Requirements:
GCSE grade 6 and above 

Teacher to contact: Mrs C Evans