Welcome to German
Why choose this course?
If you are interested in the culture of German-speaking countries and like to communicate, then this course is for you. It will enable you to communicate more spontaneously in
German as well as provide you with an insight into the culture of Germany, Switzerland and Austria, including films and literature.
An A-level in German is the perfect addition to degrees in engineering, law, business, finance and many more as well as a degree in its own right if you are interested in
translating, interpreting or teaching. With the current political developments, there has never been a time where linguists were needed more.
Course Content/Main Topics
• Nature and Environment
• World of Work
• Traditions and Customs
• Integration and Immigration
• Reunification of Germany
• Literary Texts and Films
Careers and Higher Education
At university, German can be studied in combination with a wide range of subjects, including business, law, sciences and engineering. Many universities also offer the opportunity to study German in combination with other important world languages (such as Chinese, Arabic, Russian etc.) which can be studied from beginner level. Students can therefore go into a wide range of career areas, including translation and interpreting, teaching, international business and manufacture.
The A-level examination consists of 3 Papers
Paper 1 – Listening, Reading and Writing – 2hr 30 mins (50% of total mark)
Paper 2 – Writing – 2 hrs (20% of total mark)
Paper 3 – Speaking – 21-23mins (30% of total mark)
Grade 6 in GCSE German.
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