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Community Based ESOL and Modern Languages

French Higher (SCP)

Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Open learning

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This course is for senior-phase pupils who are still at school. It is free and open to all senior-phase school pupils across Scotland.

This course aims to continue the progressive development of your knowledge and competence of the French language by extending the range and complexity of the language encountered.

Higher Modern Languages courses enable learners to read, listen, talk and write in a modern language. Learners also develop language skills of translation.

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

What you will learn

  • Consolidate and develop the skills of reading, listening, writing speaking
  • Translation within the four contexts, covering topics such as family and friends, lifestyles, learning in context, jobs, and other cultural aspects of the language

    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

    • Applicants should have a minimum grade B in National 5 French

    English Proficiency Requirements

    IELTS 5.5

    Progression and Articulation Routes

    • Advanced Higher French
    • Various Modern Language degree options

    Career options

       

        Study Options

        Campus Study mode Start date Duration
        OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Open learning 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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