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Hampstead School

MFL

FRENCH

A Level

Awarding body: AQA

What will I learn?

Aspects of French-speaking society: current trends

  • The changing nature of family
  • The ‘cyber-society’
  • The place of voluntary work

Aspects of French-speaking society: current issues

  • Positive features of a diverse society
  • Life for the marginalised
  • How criminals are treated

Artistic culture in the French-speaking world

  • A culture proud of its heritage
  • Contemporary music
  • Cinema: the 7th art form

Aspects of political life in the French-speaking world

  • Teenagers, the right to vote and political commitment
  • Demonstrations, strikes – who holds the power?
  • Politics and immigration

What can I do at the end of the course?

French A level provides the skills essential to continue on to Higher Education such as working intensively in small groups, essay writing, research, analysing texts, presenting, interview skills and debating about wider issues.

This course also provides an invaluable foundation for a number of popular careers including journalism, business, travel & tourism, international sales, politics, teaching, public relations and the diplomatic service.

Acquiring an advanced level qualification in languages increases your value in the wider job market.


SPANISH

A Level

Awarding body: AQA

What will I learn?

Aspects of Hispanic society

  • Modern and traditional values
  • Cyberspace
  • Equal rights

Multiculturalism in Hispanic society

  • Immigration
  • Racism
  • Integration

Artistic culture in the Hispanic world

  • Modern day idols
  • Spanish regional identity
  • Cultural heritage

Aspects of political life in the Hispanic world

  • Today’s youth, tomorrow’s citizens
  • Monarchies and dictatorships
  • Popular movements

What can I do at the end of the course?

Spanish A level provides the skills essential to continue on to Higher Education such as working intensively in small groups, essay writing, researching, analysing texts, presenting, interview skills and debating about wider issues.

This course also provides an invaluable foundation for a number of popular careers including journalism, business, travel & tourism, international sales, politics, teaching, public relations and the diplomatic service.

Acquiring an advanced level qualification in languages increases your value in the wider job market.