Why study modern foreign languages?

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 and German include the following units:
• Social issues and trends
• Artistic culture
• Political life
• 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

Course level

A Level

Entry requirements

GCSE at grade 5 or above in the chosen language.

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