Specification at a glance

This A-level requires students to complete all four units; 2 units at AS level and a further 2 units at A2 level.

The specification is available for assessment in the June series.
 
This course is particularly suitable for students who have studied GCSE French or the AQA Certificate in French.

AS EXAMINATION  
Unit 1
French [FREN1]; German [GERM1]; Spanish [SPAN1]
2 hours
Listening, Reading and Writing
70% of the total AS marks
35% of the total A-level marks
Unit 2
French [FRE2T/V]; German [GER2T/V]; Spanish [SPA2T/V]
35 minutes
(including 20 minutes preparation time)
Speaking
30% of the total AS marks
15% of the total A-level marks
 
A2 EXAMINATION  
Unit 3
French [FREN3]; German [GERM3]; Spanish [SPAN3]
2½ hours
Listening, Reading and Writing 
35% of the total A-level marks
Unit 4  
French [FRE4T/V]; German [GER4T/V]; Spanish [SPA4T/V] 
35 minutes
(including 20 minutes preparation time)
Speaking 
15% of the total A-level marks