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Edexcel

Edexcel specification, past papers and examiners' reports.

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How the A*ttitudes course fits:- (Units refer to A*ttitudes structure)

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AS French, edexcel

AS sample voyages, vacances, tourisme

The four main Edexcel topics

Edexcel Topic 1: Youth culture and concerns
Unit 2-Les Jeunes, Unit 7-Les loisirs

Edexcel Topic 2:
Lifestyle: health and fitness
Unit 5-La santé, Unit 11-Le sport

Edexcel Topic 3: The world around us: travel, tourism, environmental issues and the French-speaking world
Unit 1-Voyages, vacances, tourisme Unit 10-L'environnement

Edexcel Topic 4: Education and employment
Unit 3-L'éducation Unit 9-Le monde du travail

How A2 language materials fit

A2, Edexcel French alevel

sample A2 unit available (l'environnement)
As above

Youth culture and concerns
Lifestyle: health and fitness
The world around us: travel, tourism, environmental issues and the French-speaking
world


Edexcel Unit 4 Education and employment
Unit 3-L'éducation Unit 9-Le monde du travail

Edexcel Unit 5 Customs, traditions, beliefs and religions
Unit 6-Les traditions

National and international events: past, present and future (podcasts)
Literature and the arts.
How cultural materials (film and literature) fit
Historical study
Students would be expected to undertake wide research, consider
and demonstrate understanding of the following:
a specific period of history of particular relevance to the chosen
country
key people, events and issues from the above period

L'occupation
ALF literature includes the excellent "Ils partiront dans l'ivresse" written by Lucie Aubrac and including considerable reference to "Max", or Jean Moulin. It covers allof the main elements above.

Mai 68
ALF cinema includes Louis Malle's thought provoking "Milou en mai" where a parallel revolution takes place in a southwestern country home as the actual events happen in the capital.

Literature and the arts
Students would be expected to undertake in-depth study of a
substantial French-language text, play or film. They would need to
consider and demonstrate understanding of the following:
different characters
key themes/issues
social and cultural setting
styles/techniques employed.

See literature titles
See home page for directors-Truffaut, Malle, Berri








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