French is a widely taught language and is spoken in 29 countries by over 300 million people in the world.
The A level specification builds on the knowledge, understanding and skills gained at GCSE. It constitutes an integrated study with a focus on language, culture and society. It fosters a range of transferable skills including communication, critical thinking, research skills and creativity.
You will learn an interesting spectrum of social, intellectual, historical and political cultural themes throughout the course across four defining themes and study both a film and piece of literature. You will be asked to undertake a research piece into an area of personal interest in France or a French speaking country to further develop your cultural awareness.
The subject content is suitable for students who wish to progress to employment or to further study, including a modern languages degree. Students go on to study language at university leading to many different careers. Being fluent in a second language is highly respected in the business world.
GCSE grade 6 in French
A level results day 8:30am on 10th August 2021