International GCSE French
Duration
34 Weeks
Requirements
CambriLearn’s Foundation II or an equivalent.
Outcome
Solid foundation for AS/A Level subjects
Suggested Ages
15-16
Textbook List
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Course Brochure
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Description

The course is designed for students learning French as a foreign language. The aim is to develop the ability to use the language effectively for practical communication.

The course also aims to offer insights into the culture of countries where French is spoken, encouraging positive attitudes towards language learning and towards speakers of other languages.

This French course focuses on developing the following skills: 

Listening

  • Understand short recordings dealing with everyday needs (e.g. simple transactions in shops, simple directions or instructions).
  • Understand factual information and ideas from a range of sources (e.g. announcements, phone messages, news items, interviews, dialogues) on familiar topics.
  • Understand descriptions of events, opinions, emotions, hopes and ambitions in simple texts (e.g. in radio broadcasts, interviews, dialogues).
  • Identify main points, specific information and details on everyday topics (e.g. personal and family information, shopping, local area, employment, school, leisure activities).
  • Identify main points, themes, opinions, ideas, emotions and attitudes in predictable texts (e.g. news reports,
  • conversations, interviews, simple monologues).
  • Deduce the meaning of occasional unknown words and expressions from the context.

Reading

  • Understand short, simple texts (e.g. signs and notices in public places, such as streets, restaurants and bus/railway stations and airports).
  • Understand authentic texts on familiar topics and situations (e.g. newspaper/magazine articles, email messages, blogs and letters).
  • Understand descriptions of events, opinions, emotions, hopes and ambitions in simple texts (e.g. in articles, interviews or personal messages).
  • Identify main points, specific information and details in predictable texts (e.g. advertisements, brochures, menus, timetables, instructions, messages).
  • Identify main points, themes, opinions, ideas, emotions and attitudes in predictable texts (e.g. newspaper/magazine articles, simple plots of films or books).
  • Deduce the meaning of occasional unknown words and expressions from the context

Speaking

  • Participate in short social exchanges and communicate on familiar topics to meet simple needs.
  • Participate in unprepared conversations on familiar topics of personal interest or relevant to everyday life.
  • Describe past events and experiences, hopes and ambitions and give brief reasons for opinions and plans.
  • Communicate with reasonable accuracy, using a range of structures, tenses and vocabulary relevant to the given situation.
  • Use simple connectors to link a series of shorter discrete elements into a connected sequence of points.
  • Use appropriate strategies to maintain interaction.
  • Use features of pronunciation and intonation to convey meaning and attitude.

Writing

  • Fill in forms providing simple details.
  • Communicate simple factual information in writing using everyday vocabulary and expressions.
  • Write a series of simple phrases and sentences linked with simple connectors, relating to personal life, immediate environment and everyday topics.
  • Write simple connected texts on familiar topics (e.g. plans and arrangements, likes and dislikes, family, home environment, hobbies and interests, education, work and travel).
  • Describe past events and experiences, opinions, hopes and ambitions and give brief reasons for opinions and plans.
  • Communicate with reasonable accuracy, using a range of structures, tenses/time frames and vocabulary relevant to the given situation.
  • Use simple connectors (e.g. and, but, because, then) to link a series of shorter discrete elements into a connected sequence of points.

Fees

CambriLearn offers two packages, Premium and Standard. Our courses are priced in US dollars. You are welcome to pay in monthly instalments (10x instalments) or as a once-off annual fee.

If you need more advice, or would like to discuss your individual learning requirements, one of our education consultants can assist you with a formal quote once they have assessed your individual needs.

Standard*

This pricing option provides students with access to the full bouquet of courses offered by CambriLearn including access to forums, online lessons, and marked mock exams.

Pay Once-off

Save over 15%

$395

Billed Monthly

Over 10 months

$46.61

Premium*

This package is ideal for home schoolers or distance learners who want access to online learning material PLUS direct chat access to professionally trained teachers.

Pay Once-off

Save over 15%

$828

Billed Monthly

Over 10 months

$97.70

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