Persian - AS Level

A Level

In London

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    A Level

  • Location

    London

Description

In partnership with the College of North West London, these courses are delivered at the Islamic College for Advanced Studies. This course is for you if you are interested in Persian or if you wish to pursue a degree course later on. This course is normally studied in addition to other A-Level courses.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

London
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Priory Park Road, NW6 7UJ

Starts

On request

To take into account

You will need at least 5 GCSE grades A*-C (including grade B or above in Persian). In addition, as part of the interview process, you may be required to sit subject specific, English and maths assessments. After applying you will have an interview to determine which course is suitable for your needs and abilities. Minimum Literacy Level: Level 2 Reading: You can read and summarise information...

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Course programme

Qualification Name:GCE AS Level Persian
Course Name:Persian - AS Level
Course Code:BMBP
Centre:Islamic College for Advanced Studies (ICAS)
Applies to:School Leavers and International Students
Availability:Full Time (Various times - TBA)

Who is this course for?
In partnership with the College of North West London, these courses are delivered at the Islamic College for Advanced Studies. This course is for you if you are interested in Persian or if you wish to pursue a degree course later on. This course is normally studied in addition to other A-Level courses.

What are the entry requirements?
You will need at least 5 GCSE grades A*-C (including grade B or above in Persian). In addition, as part of the interview process, you may be required to sit subject specific, English and maths assessments.
After applying you will have an interview to determine which course is suitable for your needs and abilities.

  • Minimum Literacy Level: Level 2

  • Reading: You can read and summarise information by selecting and using different types of documents to obtain relevant information; skim and scan documents to gain a general idea of content and identify the information you need; recognise the writer's intentions and identify the main points, ideas and lines of reasoning; summarise information to suit your purpose. Writing: You can present relevant information in a format that suits your purpose; structure your writing to help readers follow and understand your main points; spell, punctuate and use grammar accurately; construct complex sentences and make your meaning clear.
  • Minimum Numeracy Level: Level 2

  • Interpret information: You can read and understand tables, charts, graphs and diagrams; read and understand numbers used in different ways; estimate amounts and proportions; make accurate observations and select appropriate methods to get the results you need. Carry out calculations: You can carry out calculations involving two or more steps, with numbers of any size, with and without a calculator; work with and convert between fractions, decimals and percentages; convert measurements between systems (e.g. pounds to kilograms); work out areas and volumes; work out dimensions from scale drawings; use proportions and calculate ratios where appropriate; compare sets of data of an appropriate size and use range to describe the spread within sets of data.



What qualification will I receive?
GCE AS Level in Persian.

Where can it lead?
This course can lead to progression in studying Persian at A2 Level. It may also count towards your UCAS points.

What will I study?
You will be required to:

· listen and respond to a variety of spoken sources, including authentic sources;

· read and respond to a variety of written texts, including authentic sources, covering different contexts, registers, styles and genres;

· adapt your written language appropriately for different situations and purposes;

· use the language accurately to express facts and ideas, and to present explanations, opinions and information in writing;

· transfer meaning from English into the modern foreign language;

· understand and apply the grammatical system and a range of structures as detailed in the AS specification;

· study materials that illustrate aspects of the contemporary society, cultural background and heritage of one or more of the countries or communities
where the language is spoken.Aspects of daily life sub-topics

· The family: different structures and relationships; living conditions (housing, shopping and patterns of daily life)

· Food, drink, health, obsessions and addictions

· Transport: patterns of use (for the individual and at local and national levels)

· Leisure and entertainment sub-topics

· Sport (including national sporting concerns and traditions)

· Tourism and related themes: tourism as a changing phenomenon; tourism and the environment

· Leisure activities: aspects of cultural life, e.g. film, theatre; the arts as part of leisure time

How will I be taught?
You will learn through lectures, classwork, individual tutorials as well as personal study.

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through examination at the end of the year.

What support is available while I am on the course?
You have access to a range of online resources, enrichment facilities including study skills, sports as well as group meetings once a week.
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What will it cost?
Full Time Overseas FeesUp to £1430*
UK Home FeesUp to £595*
Age under 19 on 31st August of the year you start your course? Study forFREE.

On income-based benefit? You could study for only £30.

Cost & Availability - Please be aware that certain courses are not subject to concessions.

Persian - AS Level

Price on request