HOW IS IT ASSESSED?

Legacy papers until June 2017

Weighting Format
Unit 1 15% (30%) Oral
Unit 2 35% (70%) 2 Hour 30 Minute Exam
Unit 3 17.5% Oral
Unit 4 32.5% 2 Hour 30 MinuteExam

Weighting format of French AS (Starts 2016, first assessment summer 2017)

Paper 1: Listening, reading and translation 40% Written exam 1 hours 30 minutes
Paper 2: Written response to works and translation 30% Written exam 2 hours 40 minutes
Paper 3: Speaking 30% Oral 21-23 minutes (includes a single period of 5 minutes formal presentation time).

Weighting format of French A level (Starts September 2017, first assessment summer 2018)

Paper 1: Listening, reading and translation 40% Written exam 1 hours 30 minutes
Paper 2: Written response to works and translation 30% Written exam 2 hours 40 minutes
Paper 3: Speaking 30% Oral 21-23 minutes (includes 5 minutes preparation time for Task 1).

Exam Board: ED