Languages, Literature and Culture
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
||GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
In our German A Level the Main Skills you will develop are:-
An integrated study with a focus on language, culture and society.
A range of transferable skills are fostered including communication, critical thinking, research skills and creativity, which are valuable to the individual and society.
Students following this specification will develop their language knowledge, understanding and skills through:
using language spontaneously
listening and responding to spoken passages
reading and responding to a variety of texts
understanding the main points, gist and detail from spoken and written material
inferring meaning from complex spoken and written material, including factual and abstract content
summarising information from spoken and written sources, reporting key points and subject matter in speech and writing
translating an unseen passage from German into English, and
from English into German.
Our course offer is subject to change based on viable class sizes.
Social Issues and Trends:
The changing state of the
The digital world
Festivals and Traditions
Art and architecture
Cultural Life in Berlin, past and present
Political and Artistic Culture:
Germany and the EU
Politics and Youth
German reunification and its consequences
Works: Literature and Film
Individual Research Project
How will it be delivered?
The A Level comprises three compulsory assessment units:
Paper 1: Listening, Reading, Translation into English, and into German (50% of final mark)
Paper 2: Written exam (2 questions based on a set film and set text.) (20%)
Paper 3: Oral exam (Individual Research Project, and discussion of a sub-theme.) (30%)
Overall Entry Requirements:
6 GCSE's at grade 4 or above including an English and Maths.
Course Specific Entry Requirements:
Students need to achieve at least a GCSE grade 6 in German plus at least a GCSE grade 5 in English Literature due to the demands of the written paper.