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.
- Date by which May/June 2020 certificates will be issued
- November 2020 series mark schemes and Reports on the Examination published via Secure Key Materials on e-AQA
- Results for November 2020 series available to schools/colleges via e-AQA and EDI for exams officers and heads of centre
Codes and references
|Qualification type||AS and A-level|
|Certification code||1636 AS
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