You will be asked to complete a written assessment in your chosen subject
and asked to provide evidence of grades and/or achievements before
enrolment can be completed.
Students who do not meet the entry
criteria are expected to undertake diagnostic tests in literacy and/or
numeracy.WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?
OPEN LEARNING is a way
of studying by a "non-traditional" method, where you can study at your own
pace and fit in your learning with work and family commitments. It is
ideal for anyone who is unable to attend classes on a regular basis. This
course is perfect if you want to achieve an AS Level for further study,
work or just out of interestWHAT WILL I LEARN?
increasing integration into Europe, studying French as a second language
is beneficial for both work and leisure. A good working knowledge of
French will stand you in good stead. This course covers an interesting and
diverse selection of subjects relevant to contemporary society, and
includes a range of up-to-date extracts. This course will help you:
HOW WILL I LEARN?
gain an understanding of spoken and written French through various
develop the ability to communicate effectively in French in both
speech and writing
establish an excellent foundation for practical use and/or further
study of French
learn more about the countries and communities in which French is
The course has been written in a practical and
interactive style with activities and self-check questions. The course
materials are â€"
study guide and student handbook containing valuable study skills
a subject introduction and course guide explaining the course and the
an audio cassette with listening transcripts and a reading and grammar
an assignment guide designed to help you complete your assignments
a glossary and index so that you are never far from the information
an exam book with important advice and guidance
You will need to buy the following text book:
Elan 1 pour OCR by
Rachell Sauvain, published by Oxford University Press 2008,
IMPORTANT: A substantially revised reprint (ISBN
9780199153281) is available. This revision should not be used with the
You will also need a CD player for the accompanying CD and
you will also need to record yourself speaking French for your tutor.WHAT
CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO?
of study - open/distance learning.
Study time - Each of the topics
is self-contained and takes about 3-5 hours of study time. If you intend
to take the exam and plan on studying every topic, you will need to study
for at least 5 hours per week for approximately 9 months. The course also
contains assignments with advice on how and when to complete them.
- all AS subjects are studied over one academic year.
Start date -
enrolment can take place anytime throughout the year but AS Level exams
are set in June or January. It is therefore a good idea to enrol at the
earliest opportunity to give you the maximum amount of time to complete
Examination structure - This course will prepare you to
sit the AS Units for the OCR specification H075.
AS Unit F701: is
the 15 minute speaking test, with 5-6 minute role-play and topic
discussion. It represents 30% of the total AS marks; availability: January
AS Unit F702: is the written paper, testing the other three
skills, a variety of listening, reading and writing tasks lasting 2 hours
15 minutes. It represents 70% of the total AS marks; availability January
Unit 1 & 2: Language topic areas
of spoken and written exercises relating to contemporary society, cultural
background and heritage of one or more countries or communities where
French is spoken.
Contents of the course are:
1. Famille et amis
2. La Sant
3. Les medias
4. Les nouveaux medias
5. La vie culturelle
7. Le Sport
8. Le tourisme
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