German A Level

German is about....

  • deepening your knowledge of Germany and German society: the country, its people, culture and literature;
  • developing grammatical understanding of the German language;
  • enhancing your skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in German.

The proposed core content in the new A Level is as follows:

  • social issues and trends;
  • political and artistic culture;
  • grammar;
  • works: Literary texts and films (there will be a list of set works from which to choose).

The content is assessed at the end of the two-year course with three examinations:

  • Paper 1 - Listening, Reading and Writing (2 hours 30 minutes:40%);
  • Paper 2 - Writing (2 hours: 30%)
  • Paper 3 - Speaking (21 -23 minutes: 30%)