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Community Based ESOL and Modern Languages

French Advanced Higher (SCP)

Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 7

Study mode Part time
Open learning

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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Course overview

THIS COURSE IS FOR S6 PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL.  IT IS FREE AND OPEN TO ALL S6 SCHOOL PUPILS ACROSS SCOTLAND.

This course will continue learners' development and knowledge of French through increased exposure to the language. This will give learners the opportunity to acquire greater fluency, flexibility, accuracy and confidence.

Schools can contact Caroline Cordier, Curriculum Leader for Modern Languages, for further information about our delivery model.
email -  Caroline.Cordier@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

What you will learn

  • consolidate and develop the skills of reading, listening, writing and speaking within the four contexts of society, learning, employability and culture
  • translation skills
  • essay-writing skills and analytical skills

How the course is assessed

  • Final exam: Pupils sitting SQA exams will be required to sit at school. Prelims can also be hosted at school.

Number of days per week

  • Tuesday and/or Thursday afternoon, digital classroom (using Microsoft Teams). 

or

  • Open learning - Moodle self-study and scheduled Teams calls, possible access to digital classrooms if compatible with the timetable

Entry requirements

  • Minimum B pass in Higher French (C pass may be considered subject to interview)
  • Applicants will be required to attend course induction sessions. You will be notified in advance of the details

 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Various University Modern Language Degrees

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Part time 31/08/21 41 Weeks
OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Open learning 31/08/21 41 Weeks

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