Our GCSE French and German courses build on the Key Stage 3 experience to further develop confidence and independence in the language. Groups are taught in sets according to ability and follow the AQA 9-1 syllabus.
The students follow themes which are categorised under the following headings:
Identity and culture
Local, national, international and global areas of interest
Current and future study and employment
The exam is divided into 4 skill based assessments:
25% - Listening exam
25% - Reading exam
25% - Writing exam
25% - Speaking exam
All assessments are conducted at the end of year 11 and students will sit all papers at either Foundation tier (grades 1-5) or Higher tier (grades 4-9)
Students are closely monitored and will be required to attend intervention and revision sessions should we feel that they are not reaching their potential.
http://www.linguascope.com/ students will receive a password for access
http://platea.pntic.mec.es/~cvera/hotpot/chansons/index.htm (songs for learning French)
http://www.wordreference.com (French online dictionary)
http://dict.leo.org (German online dictionary)
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