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AQA GCSE French (8658)

The 3 themes covered are:
1. Identity and culture
2. Local, national, international and global areas of interest
3. Current and future studies and employment.

Grades 1-9- Students will be entered for Higher (4-9) or Foundation (1-5) tier.

 

The subject is assessed in the following ways:

     Listening   

Students will be assessed at the end of the course in this area through a listening examination, This is worth 25% of their final mark.

Speaking

Students will be assessed at the end of Year 11 with a 7-9 minute (Foundation) or 10-12 minute (Higher) exam worth 25% of their final mark. This consists of a role-play, a photo card and a conversation in both tiers.

Reading

Students are also assessed in this skill at the end of the course and this is also worth 25% of the final grade. This also includes translation from French to English.

Writing

Students will be assessed at the end of the course with an exam worth 25% of their final mark. This differs depending on tiers but will involve a translation from English to French.