Specification: CAMBRIDGE CIE 9716
This syllabus is great for learners who want to learn about the French language and culture. This course is ideal preparation for university courses and careers. Students will quickly be able to speak and understand French in a variety of common communication scenariois - see course content below. The teaching and learning is focused on the language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, and these are built on as students progress through their studies. This course builds on skills, knowledge and understanding gained at I GCSE / GCSE.
The course will also offer insights into the culture and civilisation of countries where French is spoken, thus encouraging positive attitudes towards language learning and towards speakers of foreign languages.
Teacher assessments are continuous during LIVE TAUGHT lessons, marking of coursework and assignments and summative tests.
Homework will be given at the end of each week, usually in the form of speaking, listening, and writing exercises.
Parents have 24 /7 access to all of their student's coursework. Teachers are available during term times to discuss student progress.
The syllabus content is organised around five broad Topic areas which provide contexts for the acquisition of vocabulary and the study of grammar and structures.
The course comprises 5 core topics designed to ensure students learn key vocabulary that is useful in everyday life contexts.
The 5 topics are:
• Everyday activities
• Personal and social life
• The world around us
• The world of work
• The international world.
To pass the course candidates must succeed in 4 assessment areas:
Paper 1. Listening
Paper 2. Reading
Paper 3. Speaking
Paper 4. Writing
All candidates must complete 4 components:
Component 1: Speaking Test
Component 2: Reading and Writing
Component 3: Essay
Component 4: Texts
Recorded lessons produced by Cambridge Home School based in Cambridge UK - probably the best online school in the UK
Head of French: Miss. Dove
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