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Why AQA Languages?

Languages are hugely rewarding in the classroom, enabling progression to further study or employment. At AQA we have a range of language specifications for GCSE and A-level, catering for students of all abilities.

  • we continually talk to teachers to ensure we give them the support they need
  • our qualifications have been designed with teachers’ input to ensure students are inspired by the subject
  • a full range of support is available, from  digital resources to extensive access to our dedicated team of subject experts 



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Our team

MathsAQA’s GCSE and AS and A-level specifications provide a broad understanding of the culture, countries and communities where modern languages are spoken and encourage enjoyment of language learning.

Our question papers are attractive to students and ensure that learners of all abilities have the opportunity to reach their potential. We offer a wide range of free resources to accompany our specifications.

Judith Rowland-Jones, Head of Curriculum

Resources for the new GCSE specifications

Dynamic assessment resources

We’ve listened to your feedback. Our package of GCSE languages resources is based on what you've told us is important to you.

Eat soup with a fork?

Eat soup with a fork

Why make things more challenging for yourself? Use our family of tools to support your teaching and assessment for Key Stages 3-5. Teachit Languages for classroom resources and ideas, Exampro Languages for Question Bank, On-screen assessments and the AQA Tracker.

Textbooks (print and digital)


We're collaborating closely with publishers to ensure that you have textbooks to support you and your students with the new specifications: AS and A-level French, AS and A-level German, AS and A-level Spanish, GCSE French, GCSE German, GCSE Spanish and GCSE Chinese (Mandarin). Once the books have completed the AQA approval processes they will be badged ‘AQA approved’.