Modern Foreign Languages

Modern Foreign Languages

Languages

Specifications

AQA GCSE French, GCSE German and GCSE Spanish

Course Structure

Students need to have studied the language in Year 9 to progress onto the GCSE course. Students can study up to two languages from French, German and Spanish.

Assessment

60% Controlled Assessment (Speaking and Writing)

40% External Assessment (Listening and Reading)

Additional opportunities

Use of ICT programs in a language suite, multi-media and Foreign Language Assistants help students to be confident, particularly in the spoken language.

Study visit to Barcelona, French and German exchanges.

Skills Developed

Students develop equally Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing skills.

Progression Routes

Qualifications in Modern Languages enhance future career prospects, competitiveness in the jobs market and extend communication skills which impact positively on other subject areas, as well as being highly sought after by employers. Some universities will require a GCSE in a foreign language for entry to any course.

Up to date information about the range of careers that value a qualification gained in Languages can be found at:

http://www.ciltcymru.org.uk/policy-and-guidance-1/

For more information

Mr S Phillips

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