Guided Choices 2016 - Year 8 - page 26

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Dream, Believe, Achieve
WHAT is the subject about?
GCSE French builds on the skills and knowledge learnt in
KS3 and develops your linguistic knowledge to be able to
deal with everyday situations, express opinions and ideas
in different tenses and understand complex texts and
dialogues.
WHY should I choose this subject?
Modern languages form an integral part of the EBAC
qualification. In a fast changing world, businesses,
colleges and universities consider knowledge of a foreign
language to be an essential skill. Trips abroad are also far
more rewarding if you can communicate in the native
language. In addition, it has been proven that learning a
foreign language greatly improves your skills and
knowledge of English.
WHEN and HOW am I assessed?
Reading, listening, writing and speaking are assessed
separately by examination.
WHICH subjects should I have an aptitude in?
All you need is a desire to achieve and a curiosity to
discover more about new countries, language and culture.
WHERE could this subject take me in the future?
The opportunities are endless for linguists! Businesses
and colleges place great value on language skills.
Speaking a foreign language will undoubtedly give you an
advantage in every career path.
WHO do I need to speak to for more information?
Mr Anderson or Mrs Miller
GCSE French
Pupil quotes:
“It will benefit me in the
future and help me get
to college or university”
Max - Yr11
“It will help me and give
me an upper hand over
people who haven’t
learnt a language”
Jody - Yr11
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