German

A Level

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

A-Level German is always in great demand in the business world, but post-Brexit it is likely to be even more important in both government, diplomacy and industry.

Lesson activities are varied, we regularly use mobile technology such as phone apps and online software.

Each week you will have an individual oral lesson with our German assistant.

We provide a vibrant, fast-paced linguistic experience in a welcoming and reassuring environment.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Year 1 (AS) – Aspects of German-speaking society,

German artistic culture, a German film.

Year 2 (A-Level) – Aspects of German-speaking society, German political culture, a German book.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

Year 1 (AS) – one comprehension exam 40% marks; one essay exam 30% marks; one speaking exam 30% marks.

Year 2 (A-Level) – one comprehension exam 50% marks; one essay exam 20% marks; one speaking exam 30% marks.

 

PROGRESSION

An A-Level in German combined with another area of expertise, really opens doors for you eg. in finance and the pharmaceutical industry. Many careers in the future will require language skills to cope with the global markets and e-commerce.