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Community Based ESOL and Modern Languages

French National 5 (SCP)

Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Part time
Open learning

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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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 development of your knowledge and competence in speaking writing reading and listening skills in the French language by extending your range of grammar and vocabulary.

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 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

    • National 4 French or equivalent
    • 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

    • Higher French

    Career options

    Learning a language will prepare you for exciting opportunities in tourism, international business, government and further vocational study.

    Study Options

    Campus Study mode Start date Duration
    Sighthill Campus Part time 30/08/21 41 Weeks
    OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Open learning 30/08/21 41 Weeks

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