The German language is used as part of a wider network of German-speaking countries, including Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein and is an official minority language in Italy, Denmark, Hungary and Poland. It is an international language for science, literature, business and a working language of the European Union.
With A Level German, you will learn about the fascinating political and social history of Germany, its emergence as a global heavyweight, as well as the unique literary and cultural idiosyncrasies of Germanic cultures by examining social issues, trends, and political and artistic culture.
Careers in accounting, economics, sociology, law, social media management, tourism, translation and interpreting, military intelligence, biochemistry, engineering and broadcasting are all critically enhanced by a second language, by opening up a second job market to the linguist.
Component 1 – Listening, reading and writing – worth 40% of the qualification. You will sit an examination of duration 2 hours and 30 minutes, set and marked by the exam board.
Component 2 – Writing – worth 30% of the qualification. You will sit an examination of duration 2 hours, set and marked by the exam board.
Component 3 – Speaking – worth 30% of the qualification. This is an Oral exam of duration between 21-23 minutes (including 5 minutes of preparation time).
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