Italian AS/A2-LevelCity and Islington College
Price on request
- A Level
Part of a full-time programme of study
Where is the course? Sixth Form College (The Angel, 283-309 Goswell Road, London ECIV 7LA)
What is this course about? Studying a language opens doors which remain closed to other people: not only will your career options be significantly better, but you will also have a wider understanding of other cultures and world affairs, as well as making new friends in other countries. Not only that, but it has been proven that learning a language boosts brain power, which means that you will do better in your other subjects too!
Who is this course for? Young people aged 16-18.
What do I need to get on the course? You must satisfy the general entry criteria for A-level courses which are based on your GCSE results general entry requirements for AS-levels
In addition, you should have at least grade B at GCSE in Italian to do this course, but we will consider individual cases where you have a bi-lingual background or existing knowledge of other languages.
What will I study? AS Level
You build on the basics you developed at GCSE by studying a range of topics, including youth culture and concerns, health and fitness, tourism, environmental issues, education and employment., Assessment is exam based: a speaking unit and a unit that tests listening, reading and writing skills.
You will continue to study new topics, including international events, religion and beliefs and cultural topics. Assessment will include a further oral exam, plus essay writing and translation
What qualification will I get? AS Italian after the first year of study. A-Level Italian after the second year.
What can I do after the course? Close to 80% of our A-level students progress to Higher Education. Alternatively, you could choose to enter employment.
How do I get on the course? For September 2009 entry - complete a College application form, followed by interview.
How much does the course cost? Home students aged 16-18 do not pay the course fee.
Cost to be confirmed