I GCSE FRENCH
International GCSE French Taught Online LIVE LESSONS
The International GCSE syllabus is great for learners who want to learn about the French language and cultureh. Students will quickly be able to speak and understand French in a variety of common communication scenariois - see course content below. The teaching and learning is focused on the language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, and these are built on as students progress through their studies.
The course will also offer insights into the culture and civilisation of countries where French is spoken, thus encouraging positive attitudes towards language learning and towards speakers of foreign languages. The course is also the perfect preparation for further study at A Level.
Teacher assessments are continuous during LIVE TAUGHT lessons, marking of coursework and assignments and summative tests.
Homework will be given at the end of each week, usually in the form of speaking, listening, and writing exercises.
Parents have 24 /7 access to all of their student's coursework. Teachers are available during term times to discuss student progress.
The syllabus content is organised around five broad Topic areas which provide contexts for the acquisition of vocabulary and the study of grammar and structures.
The course comprises 5 core topics designed to ensure students learn key vocabulary that is useful in everyday life contexts.
The 5 topics are:
• Everyday activities
• Personal and social life
• The world around us
• The world of work
• The international world.
To pass the course candidates must succeed in 4 assessment areas:
Paper 1. Listening
Paper 2. Reading
Paper 3. Speaking
Paper 4. Writing
Parents are responsible for arranging their child's examinations at their local registered examination centre. Our students study from every part of the globe and so it is not practical for the school to offer a single venue to sit examinations. The provider, alongside; Edexcel, OCR, AQA and will support students in locating a suitable venue for sitting their written and practical examinations.