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GCSE ML Why1 10/12/2014 Why GCSE French?
GCSE ML Why2 10/12/2014 The World Context New technology + improved travel and communications = a smaller world, therefore CRUCIAL to learn to speak + communicate and appreciate other cultures
GCSE ML Why3 10/12/2014 Your world: now Get an international dimension to your studies
GCSE ML Why4 10/12/2014 Moving onto Higher Education? Some universities require a Languages GCSE even if you do not want to study languages.
GCSE ML Why5 10/12/2014 Your world: the future Employment / Mobility Prospects Business Engineering Fashion World-class football! etc....
GCSE ML Why6 10/12/2014 Aims of GCSE 1. UNDERSTAND the language... Listening Reading 2. COMMUNICATE in the language... Speaking Writing
GCSE ML Why7 10/12/2014 Aims of GCSE 3. Know about GRAMMAR and be able to apply it 4. Use language in a variety of situations building on what you know: at home & abroad education, training and employment house, home & daily routine media, entertainment and youth culture social activities, fitness and health
GCSE ML Why8 10/12/2014 Aims of GCSE 5. Know and understand the countries & communities where the language is spoken
GCSE ML Why9 10/12/2014 Aims of GCSE 6. Feel positive about learning languages 7. Get a good foundation for using languages later, whether learning or using in a practical situation
GCSE ML Why10 10/12/2014 GCSE French at Rhosnesni 3 lessons a week Variety of activities and skills required for each lesson Use of ICT – in school and at home French study club Access to dedicated web sites that we subscribe to Access to Moodle – Wrexham’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) French Trip in year 10
GCSE ML Why11 10/12/2014 School info & Documents Folder - for ex books + text book 2 ex books BOOK A: classwork + homework BOOK B: notes + draft work Francoscope text book Set of listening tests and a CD Vocabulary booklets
GCSE ML Why12 10/12/2014 School info & Documents Assessment criteria Past Papers Dictionaries ICT resources Revision Guides / support Packs French Study Club
GCSE ML Why13 10/12/2014 Assessment Objectives Listening (20%) - May/June of Year 11 - Hear audio twice - Answer questions (tick box / English) Reading (20%) - May/June of Year 11 - Read variety of texts - Answer questions (tick box / English)
GCSE ML Why14 10/12/2014 Assessment Objectives Speaking (30% - year 10 and year 11) - Structured conversation based on a context which can be prepared for in advance.(4-5mins) - Presentation on a topic that you choose and a discussion about it afterwards. (5-7 minutes) Writing (30% - Coursework... starts straight away!) - 2 pieces of work submitted on different topics - Teacher decides the titles - Both completed in the classroom with access to your notes and dictionaries.
GCSE ML Why15 10/12/2014 We strongly recommend that pupils studying French have achieved a Level 6 in year 9. If you are working at Levels 4 or 5 you may want to consider doing FCSE French.
GCSE ML Why16 10/12/2014 What is an FCSE? It stands for Foundation Certificate of Secondary Education and it is a Level 1 course (equals a GCSE grade D) There is no final exam – you are assessed in the classroom with your language teacher at the end of every module
GCSE ML Why17 10/12/2014 Aims and Objectives of an FCSE in French To use French effectively for practical communication. To encourage positive attitudes towards foreign language speakers and their countries. To develop the language skills established in Key Stage 3
GCSE ML Why18 10/12/2014 Des Questions? Merci et Bonne Chance!