French

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Qualification

A Level

Examination Board

AQA

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What Do I Need To Study This Course?

Grade 6+.

What Will I Study?

Year 12
Topics: family / relationships, the cyber society, voluntary work, heritage, contemporary Francophone, Cinema the 7th art form PLUS a film or a book.

Year 13
Topics: a diverse society, poverty, how criminals are treated, the political rights of teenagers, demonstrations and strikes, politics and immigration PLUS a book whether a book or a film has been studied in Year 1 PLUS an individual research project.

How Will I Be Assessed?

Method of Assessment
Examinations at the end of the Y12:

Paper 1: Listening / Reading / Translations: 1 hour 45 minutes – 80 marks (40% of the total)
Paper 2: Translations, critical essay on film or book: 1 hour 15 minutes – 60 marks (30% of the total)
Paper 3: Speaking Exam 12-14 minutes plus 15 minutes preparation time – 60 marks (30% of the total)

Examinations at the end of the Y13:
Paper 1: Listening / Reading / Translations: 2 hours 30 minutes – 160 marks (40% of the total)
Paper 2: 2 essays on 2 books or 1 book and 1 film: 2 hours – 90 marks (30% of the total)
Paper 3: Speaking Exam: 21-23 minutes including 5 minutes preparation time – 60 marks (30% of the total)

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