German

Choosing A level German offers you the opportunity to develop your command of a language, bringing you in close contact with the culture and heritage of the German-speaking world. Pupils have the opportunity to develop a lasting appreciation of language, and language learning, with an ability to understand it in a wide range of contexts. It will allow pupils to communicate confidently for a variety of purposes, and give an insight into cultures, both contemporary and historic, and valuable skills for foreign travel, further education and employment. 

 
Entry Requirements

Grade 6 in GCSE German

A-Level Year 1

Course Content:

Unit 1: Listening, Reading and Writing 

Unit 2: Speaking 

Course Content: 

  • Media – TV, advertising, communication technology 
  • Popular culture – cinema, music, fashion and trends 
  • Healthy living/lifestyle – sport/exercise, health and well-being, holidays 
  • Family/Relationships – relationships within the family, friendships, marriage/partnerships 
A-Level Year 2

Unit 1: Listening, Reading and Writing 

Unit 2: Speaking 

Course content: 

  • Environment – pollution, energy, protecting the planet 
  • The multicultural society – immigration, integration, racism 
  • Contemporary social issues – wealth and poverty, law and order, impact of scientific and technological progress 
  • Cultural topics: a region/community, a period of 20th century history, an author, a dramatist, a director, architect, musician or painter 

 

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