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French - WJEC Eduqas A Level

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code FRENCa2
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Head of Department: Ms. Y. Sperry  

Three members of staff deliver the A level courses. All are rated "outstanding" teachers and have excellent linguistic and subject knowledge with over 20 years experience teaching MFL.

Students have access to a large variety of commercial and teacher-produced resources. All students access audio material on individual i-pods and have individual and constant access to digital and interent resources via individual i-pads. One-one teacher coaching for speaking and individual and personalised feedback for all skills.


Summary of Subject Content: 
• Being a young person in French-speaking society 
• Understanding the French-speaking world  
• Diversity and Difference 
• France 1940-1950: The Occupation and post-war years June 1940–May 1945 
"Les Choristes", a feature film by the director Christophe Barratier 
"L'Etranger" – a novel by Albert Camus 

How will it be delivered?

Component 1. Speaking (21-23 minutes)  (30% of A-level) 

Task 1- Presentation and discussion of an independent research topic of an aspect that interests you related to the countries or communities where French is spoken. 

Task 2 – Discussion based on a written stimulus 

Component 2.  Listening, Reading & Translation (2h30) (50% of A-level) 

Listening – True/False answers, multiple choice answers, answers to questions in French 

Reading – Gap fill tasks and answers to questions in French 

Translation – One translation into English. One translation into French. (100 words each) 

Component 3. Critical response in writing. (2 hours) (20% of A-level) 

Two essays of 300 words each; on the film and one on the novel in which you write a critical response referring to characters, themes, structure and social & historical context. 

Entry requirements

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