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    • AS French Course 2009-11 Linton Village College
    • What will you study?
      • You will take part in discussions relating to a variety of situations and topics.
      • You will give presentations and argue viewpoints.
      • You will understand more complex language including references to French culture and society.
      • You will be able to understand and write coherent texts covering more specialised contexts.
      • You will write confidently using a range of tenses and vocabulary in a variety of registers. (e.g. A review, a specialised area of study, or a letter to an employer)
    • Examples of topics you will study
      • Media
      • Popular culture
      • Healthy Living / lifestyle
      • Family / relationships
      • Current social issues
      • Environment
      • Multicultural society
      Speaking Listening Reading Writing
    • Who will this course suit?
      • This AS course will be suitable for you if you are taking your GCSE in French this Summer and wish to continue learning the language at a higher level.
      • You will enjoy speaking and writing in French and wish to understand main points of authentic spoken language.
      • If you enjoy learning vocabulary and grammar.
      • If you are interested in using a language in one of the many jobs where knowledge of French would be an advantage e.g. journalism, business, medicine, law etc.
      Encouraging creativity & debate Independent study skills Interesting Stimulating Varied Writing Reading Speaking Listening Group work In pairs Individually
    • How will you be assessed?
      • French -Advanced Level – AS level equivalent
      • The listening, reading and writing papers are computer-based.
      • In the listening and reading papers, you will show you can understand interviews and texts and be expected to answer multiple-choice questions, understand sections of continuous language and identify ideas in extracts.
      • The speaking paper is examined by an assessor. You will speak in response to stimuli. You will present topics and express and justify opinions at a more advanced level.
      • In writing, you will demonstrate your ability to write in a variety of registers & formats.
    • Where can I go with this qualification? Post-18 University Applied courses French Year abroad Career Business Law Engineering Travel abroad Medicine Sixth Form Advanced AS/A2 French Other languages
    • Where can I go with this qualification?
      • This advanced French course will enable you to become a confident speaker, who can give viewpoints and participate in discussions.
      • You will understand conversations at a near native speed and therefore it will give you an advantage if you wish to study French A2 level at Sixth Form College
      • It will sharpen up your communication skills, team working and interpersonal skills, presentation skills problem solving skills, organisational skills and good learning strategies.
      • This qualification will impress sixth forms, universities and employers as it shows your capacity to learn a foreign language and will ultimately improve your future career prospects.
    • Next Steps
      • Exam Board & Specification
      • For more information, including language-specific lists of grammar and linguistic structures please go to the AQA website:-
      • www.aqa.org.uk
      • For more details about the importance of foreign languages, please go to:-
      • www.languageswork.org.uk
      • (Provides information about careers and reasons for choosing languages)