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Modern Foreign Languages

Languages make you stand out in all careers but especially in law, journalism, media, sport and leisure, law, business and marketing, ICT, customer service, tourism and teaching.

Employers value staff who are good communicators, which is what we hope you will be after the course. Some students move on to ‘A’ Level or further studies and many take up positions in the hotel industry, journalism, media, sport and leisure, law, business and marketing, ICT, customer service and teaching. The European Day of Languages, which takes place in September every year, explores using a language in the working world.

French, Spanish and German

Course Content:

You will study from around six topic areas, dealing with things that matter to you like environmental issues, tourism, personal relationships, education, leisure and home life. You will also develop an in depth knowledge of the culture and customs of French speaking countries. You will learn the success criteria to achieve a 9-1 grade from the start of the course, as well as developing a range of transferable skills.

You will learn about these topics through the four skills: speaking, listening, reading, writing, which are equally weighted (25%) within the course. You will use authentic materials, ICT and have conversation lessons with our language assistants to help you progress in the language. Each year, trips are planned to give you the chance to practise what you have learned. Don’t miss out!

The majority of top universities now require a language GCSE from their applicants, as it displays the ability to communicate, analyse, create and empathise. Having a GCSE qualification in French may lead you on to many different roles in the world of work, but most of all, employers value good communicators. In fact, speaking another language will make it easier to find a job in any profession you might want to do and will often mean that you will earn more than your competitors.

Examination Details:

25% of marks equally weighted across speaking, listening, reading and writing.

You live a new life for every new language you speak.  If you know only one language, you live only once.

 

Czech Proverb

Paper Copies

If you require a printed copy of any of the school’s polices or any other information on our website, please contact the school and we will be happy to provide it.

From our 2019 report

On the Headteacher…

Since your appointment you have developed a culture of high aspiration
Conisborough College
2020-01-09T14:57:41+00:00
Since your appointment you have developed a culture of high aspiration

On the Headteacher…

Your determination and energy, supported by thorough self-evaluation and focused, improvement planning are making a positive difference to pupils and staff.
Conisborough College
2020-01-09T14:58:24+00:00
Your determination and energy, supported by thorough self-evaluation and focused, improvement planning are making a positive difference to pupils and staff.

On the Headteacher…

You have taken swift action to support current pupils.
Conisborough College
2020-02-27T10:44:06+00:00
You have taken swift action to support current pupils.

On leadership…

Leaders are taking effective action to ensure that teaching is routinely good
Conisborough College
2020-02-27T10:44:43+00:00
Leaders are taking effective action to ensure that teaching is routinely good

On Teaching staff…

Teachers demonstrated strong subject knowledge and planned activities to meet their pupils’ learning needs.
Conisborough College
2020-02-27T10:45:58+00:00
Teachers demonstrated strong subject knowledge and planned activities to meet their pupils’ learning needs.
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