Modern Foreign Languages (A-Level and AS)

Why study a modern language?

The study of languages has a broad educational value. Language is central to human understanding – the course develops communication and grammar skills together with an ability to analyse, interpret and evaluate texts and spoken language.

What will I learn about?

The A Level and AS courses for French, German and Spanish include the following units:
• Social issues and trends
• Artistic culture
• Grammar
• Literary texts and films (optional)

How will I be assessed?
• Examinations • Interpretation and comprehension exercises • Oral assessments

Future pathways and careers
• Teaching • Translation and interpreting • Travel • Tourism • Business management

Entry requirements
GCSE at grade B or above in the chosen language

Examination board: AQA
Specification: French AS 7651 A2 7652 / German AS 7661 A2 7662 / Spanish AS 7691 A2 7692