It will give an international dimension to your GCSE choices. After all, 94% of the world does NOT speak English as their first language.
You will study the language in relation to 5 main themes across all 4 skill areas of Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing:
At Key Stage 3 you have developed important language skills and knowledge. The GCSE will build on this and introduce you to a wider range of themes, structures and vocabulary.
Unit One - Listening and understanding - 25%
Unit Two - Speaking - 25%
Unit Three - Reading and understanding - 25%
Unit Four - Writing - 25%
All 4 skills of Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking are examined at the end of the 2 year course.
Where will this lead me next?