A-level Bengali helps students develop confident, effective reading and writing skills in Bengali and an understanding of the culture of countries and communities where Bengali is spoken. It develops an awareness and understanding of the contemporary society, cultural background and heritage of countries or communities where the language is spoken.
This two-unit specification requires students to develop their ability to read and write in Bengali with accurate grammar for a range of purposes and to understand written Bengali in a variety of contexts and genres.
This course is particularly suitable for students who have studied GCSE Bengali and wish to study Bengali at a higher level.
The last January exams for AS and A2 were in January 2013.
The exams are now only in June due to Changes to A-levels.
- Results for May/June 2020 available to schools/colleges via e-AQA and EDI for exams officers and heads of centre
- Results for May/June 2020 released to students
Codes and references
|Qualification type||AS and A-level|
|Certification code||1636 AS
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