AS French Course 2009-11 Linton Village College
 
What will you study? <ul><li>You will take part in discussions relating to a variety of situations and topics.  </li></ul>...
Examples of topics you will study <ul><li>Media </li></ul><ul><li>Popular culture </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy Living / lifes...
 
Who will this course suit? <ul><li>This AS course will be suitable for you if you are taking your GCSE in French this Summ...
 
How will you be assessed? <ul><li>French  -Advanced Level – AS level equivalent </li></ul><ul><li>The listening, reading a...
Where can I go with this qualification? Post-18 University Applied courses French Year abroad Career Business Law Engineer...
 
Where can I go with this qualification? <ul><li>This advanced French course will enable you to become a confident speaker,...
Next Steps <ul><li>Exam Board & Specification </li></ul><ul><li>For more information, including language-specific lists of...
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AS French

  1. 1. AS French Course 2009-11 Linton Village College
  2. 3. What will you study? <ul><li>You will take part in discussions relating to a variety of situations and topics. </li></ul><ul><li>You will give presentations and argue viewpoints. </li></ul><ul><li>You will understand more complex language including references to French culture and society. </li></ul><ul><li>You will be able to understand and write coherent texts covering more specialised contexts. </li></ul><ul><li>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) </li></ul>
  3. 4. Examples of topics you will study <ul><li>Media </li></ul><ul><li>Popular culture </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy Living / lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>Family / relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Current social issues </li></ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Multicultural society </li></ul>Speaking Listening Reading Writing
  4. 6. Who will this course suit? <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>You will enjoy speaking and writing in French and wish to understand main points of authentic spoken language. </li></ul><ul><li>If you enjoy learning vocabulary and grammar. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>Encouraging creativity & debate Independent study skills Interesting Stimulating Varied Writing Reading Speaking Listening Group work In pairs Individually
  5. 8. How will you be assessed? <ul><li>French -Advanced Level – AS level equivalent </li></ul><ul><li>The listening, reading and writing papers are computer-based. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>In writing, you will demonstrate your ability to write in a variety of registers & formats. </li></ul>
  6. 9. 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
  7. 11. Where can I go with this qualification? <ul><li>This advanced French course will enable you to become a confident speaker, who can give viewpoints and participate in discussions. </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>It will sharpen up your communication skills, team working and interpersonal skills, presentation skills problem solving skills, organisational skills and good learning strategies. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  8. 12. Next Steps <ul><li>Exam Board & Specification </li></ul><ul><li>For more information, including language-specific lists of grammar and linguistic structures please go to the AQA website:- </li></ul><ul><li>www.aqa.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>For more details about the importance of foreign languages, please go to:- </li></ul><ul><li>www.languageswork.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>(Provides information about careers and reasons for choosing languages) </li></ul>

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