Level:
GCSE 

Exam Board:
WJEC / Eduqas

Aims:
• To develop the ability to communicate coherently with native speakers in speech and writing
• To deepen knowledge about how language works
• To develop an awareness and understanding of other cultures
 
Course Outline:
•  Identity & culture (encompassing youth culture; and customs & traditions)
•  Local, national, international & global areas of interest (encompassing travel & transport; holidays & tourism; and the environment)
•  Current & future study & employment (encompassing school life; work experience & part-time jobs; and jobs & future plans).
 
Assessment Summary:
• Component 1 is a terminal spoken examination
• Component 2 is a combined listening & reading examination
• Component 3 is a written examination
 
Equipment/ Suggested Reading/ Revision guide:
GCSE German Revision Workbook & Guide (£4.94) available from school via ParentPay
Useful websites:
www.memrise.com
www.languagesonline.org.uk
www.pearsonschools.co.uk/edexcelgcseMFLrevision
www.quizlet.com
http://resources.eduqas.co.uk/Pages/ResourceByArgs.aspx?subId=12&lvlId=2
www.leo.org
www.pinterest.com
 
Department facilities:
A range of textbooks, listening materials, magazines and realia are available for student use
 
Career relevance:
Higher Education & further language study. Many University courses now require a GCSE in a MFL for entry.
World of work:  business,  commerce & industry, travel & tourism, teaching & research, the law, journalism, the media, catering,  translation & interpreting Leisure & cultural experiences
 
Level:
GCSE 
 
Exam Board:
WJEC / Eduqas
 
Aims:
• To develop the ability to communicate coherently with native speakers in speech and writing
• To deepen knowledge about how language works
• To develop an awareness and understanding of other cultures
 
Course Outline (Topics covered):
• Identity & culture (encompassing youth culture; and customs & traditions)
•  Local, national, international & global areas of interest (encompassing travel & transport; holidays & tourism; and the environment)
•  Current & future study & employment (encompassing school life; work experience & part-time jobs; and jobs & future plans).
 
Assessment Summary:
• Component 1 is a terminal spoken examination
• Component 2 is a combined listening & reading examination
• Component 3 is a written examination
 
Equipment/ Suggested Reading/ Revision guide (incl. cost):
GCSE French Revision Workbook & Guide (£4.94) available from school via ParentPay
Useful websites:
www.memrise.com
www.languagesonline.org.uk
www.pearsonschools.co.uk/edexcelgcseMFLrevision
www.quizlet.com
http://resources.eduqas.co.uk/Pages/ResourceByArgs.aspx?subId=12&lvlId=2
www.leo.org
www.pinterest.com
 
Department facilities/ equipment: 
A range of textbooks, listening materials, magazines and realia are available for student use.
Film club
 
Career relevance: 
Higher Education & further language study. Many University courses now require a GCSE in a MFL for entry.
World of work:  business,  commerce & industry, travel & tourism, teaching & research, the law, journalism, the media, catering,  translation & interpreting
Leisure & cultural experiences