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Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4 Languages

GCSE French/German

  • Reading = 20% = end of Year 11 examination
  • Listening = 20% = endof Year 11 examination
  • Speaking = 30% = 2 controlled tasks
  • Writing = 30% = 2 controlled tasks

For helpful examination preparation documents, please click here

How can I help my child reach their target for a GCSE in Modern Foreign Languages?

  • Ensure they know their preparation for the Writing &Speaking tasks as these are worth 60% of the GCSE.
  • Ensure they spend time doing past papers on line (also use these French and German links):

http://www.wildfrench.co.uk/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/french/

http://www.frenchexams.org/edexcel_sample/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/german/

http://www.germanexams.org/edexcel_sample/

  • Test vocabulary

Test from the target language into English. Look in your child's book forsheet or alternatively, check the vocabulary list attached.

  • Encourage your child to work regularly: a little and often!

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