Longley Park Sixth Form College

Full Time Languages: Arabic, French, German, Spanish, Urdu AS/A2

Longley Park Sixth Form College
In Sheffield

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Typology A Level
Location Sheffield
  • A Level
  • Sheffield
Description

These courses will appeal to students who have previous language experience at GCSE, or who have existing language skills. You will be encouraged to extend your language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and understand and communicate information and opinions about topical issues in the target langauge. Courses will involve a range of teaching and learning activities, with the.

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Government funding available

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Sheffield
Horninglow Road, S5 6SG T., South Yorkshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Sheffield
Horninglow Road, S5 6SG T., South Yorkshire, England
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· Requirements

A grade C or above at GCSE in the chosen language or evidence of being a native speaker.

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Course programme


Languages: Arabic, French, German, Spanish, Urdu AS/A2
These courses will appeal to students who have previous language experience at GCSE, or who have existing language skills.

You will be encouraged to extend your language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and understand and communicate information and opinions about topical issues in the target langauge. Courses will involve a range of teaching and learning activities, with the latest IT resources supporting your studies.

We hope to offer the following languages at Advanced level: French and German.
Urdu, Arabic and Spanish are also available at AS only as twilight courses.

If you already have a good knowledge of another language you will probably be able to take an exam in it. Previous students have taken exams in Dutch, Persian, Russian and Turkish. If you have an interest in another language, please indicate this on your application form.

What will I study?
AS: The first year will focus on spoken and written language. In French, German, Spanish and Urdu topics will be Youth Culture & concerns, Lifestyle, Health and Fitness, The World Around Us, Education and Employment.

Arabic will require much more study of societies where Arabic is spoken.

A2: In the second year you will use more sophisticated language to discuss and study contemporary social issues, and study topics in your chosen language.

How will I be assessed?
Assessment will be through a combination of written and oral exams in each year.

What can I do next?
Language-related Higher Education courses are very popular and language skills are extremely valuable for employment, particularly in Business Administraton and Finance.


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