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Year 13 French Curriculum

YEAR 13 AQA French A2

Term

Topics/teachers

Further details about the topic

Skills

Autumn Positive aspects of a diverse society. TLR Benefits of living in a diverse society; need for tolerance and respect; promotion of diversity.

A level grammar defined content; as for AS level.

Autumn Homelessness and those excluded from society. TLR Groups who are socially marginalised; help for the marginalised; attitudes to the marginalised.

A level grammar defined content; as for AS level.

Autumn Treatment of criminals. TLR

Attitudes to crime; merits and drawbacks of prison; alternative forms of punishment.

(Study of the criminal: Jacques Mesrine, time permitting).

A level grammar defined content; as for AS level.

Autumn

Study of prescribed literary text: L’Étranger by Albert Camus. TLR

Start work on Individual Research Project. TLR

 

A level grammar defined content; as for AS level.

Spring Adolescents, the right to vote and political commitment. TLR The right to vote and the French political system; levels of political engagement among young people; the future of politics.

A level grammar defined content; as for AS level.

Spring Demonstrations and strikes. TLR The role of unions; strikes and protests; attitudes to strikes and other forms of protest. Study of the mai ’68 demonstrations and riots in 2005.

A level grammar defined content; as for AS level.

Spring Politics and immigration. TLR

Political parties and immigration; racism.

A level grammar defined content; as for AS level.

Spring

Study of prescribed literary text: L’Étranger by Albert Camus. TLR

Complete work on Individual Research Project. TLR

 

A level grammar defined content; as for AS level.

 

Summer

Complete above topics.

Intensive examination practice.

 

A2 Speaking exams take place in May.

Assessments:

CATs

Topics

Type of Assessment

CAT 1

Autumn term topics, film and text.

Listening, reading and writing.

CAT 2

All topics.

Mock exam – all skills.

CAT 3

All topics.

A Level exam.

Main Resources:

Resource

Details

Text books

AQA A2 text book.

Kerboodle for IT resources accompanying course.

Support materials

Grammar notes.

Department has a stock of literature, CDs and DVDs for use by pupils.

Recommended websites

Kerboodle resources.

Reverso online dictionary.

Languages Online.

Duolingo.

Equipment

Folders and associated materials which encourage good organisation; a sound basic dictionary; verb tables.

Enrichment opportunities for Sixth Form:

Activity

Day and time or term

Individual support sessions in preparation for speaking exams.

Arranged as per needs in both Year 12 and 13.

Conversation classes with French assistant.

On a weekly basis in small groups.

Business Language Champions events.

When possible.

 

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