What's covered?

This course can be taken as part of a full time programme of study or as a stand-alone part time qualification.

This is an advanced level course which aims to develop and extend the skills the student already has in the foreign language. The course enables students to: -develop the knowledge and skills acquired at GCSE level and therefore use Polish in a wide range of contexts -gain a useful insight into another culture and reflect on various aspects of contemporary society -enhance their employment prospects, facilitate foreign travel and experience the enjoyment and motivation of improving their linguistic level

The classes are conducted entirely in Polish.

This syllabus develops the four linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing through the media of text books, TV, listening materials and authentic press sources. Various themes are studied through the medium of Polish including: Media: TV, advertising and communication technology Popular culture: cinema, music and fashion/trends Healthy living/lifestyle: exercise, health and wellbeing and holidays Family/relationships: relationships within the family, friendships and marriage/partnerships

Homework is set every week and students are expected to do regular personal research and keep up to date with Polish current events. At the end of the year there is one written exam.

What do you need?

Polish GCSE Grade B or above or equivalent qualification (e.g. egzamin gimnazjalny)

How you are assessed

All students will need to buy course books which will provide much of the material for lessons and for homework. Students will be given lots of reading and writing practice and will be taught in a relaxed and friendly environment.

How Long?

One year, 3 hours per week.

What course next?

Polish A2 Level

What could this lead to?

Good Modern Language skills are important for many reasons. Our range of courses is designed to equip learners with the skills they need for both their personal and working lives.

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