A Level French

Edexcel (AS 8FR0 A Level 9FR0)

Who should study French?

Any students who are interested in developing and applying their language skills and who wish to know more about the culture and life of French speaking people.

AS EXAMINATION 

Unit 1

French [FREN1]

2 hours

Listening, Reading and Writing     70% of the total AS marks

35% of the total A-level marks

Unit 2

French [FRE2T/V]

35 minutes

(including 20 minutes preparation time)

Speaking 30% of the total AS marks

15% of the total A-level marks

A2 EXAMINATION 

Unit 3

French [FREN3]

2½ hours

Listening, Reading and Writing     35% of the total A-level marks

Unit 4 

French [FRE4T/V]

35 minutes

(including 20 minutes preparation time)

Speaking         15% of the total A-level marks

Where it leads

Languages are a valuable asset when applying to university courses as they are a facilitating subject for the Russell Group of universities.  It can also lead into international careers such as journalism and media, business and politics or diplomacy, teaching and interpreting.