What is the course about?
This course is ideal for students who...
o have an interest in developing fluency and understanding in one of those languages well beyond GCSE standards.
o enjoy using the language to express their opinions and justifying their comments on a broad range of social issues.
o enjoy reading and writing in a foreign language and learning about other cultures.
o wish to carry out research into other countries and their history, geography, society and the arts.
Exam board: Edexcel.
Duration of course: One year.
What units/topics will be studied?
1. Exchanging personal information.
2. Booking accommodation.
3. Ordering food and drinks.
What do I need to study this subject?
No previous knowledge required.
What can I do to prepare myself to study this subject?
Have a genuine interest in gaining useful skills associated with language acquisition, like learning vocabulary and speaking to other people in a foreign language.
Where can this lead me?
This course may lead to further study of Spanish/French/German/Italian at intermediate level at University.
What are the enrichment opportunities as part of this subject?
The college organises screenings of foreign language-films open to students of languages as well as other subjects.