One of the best ways to revise for the GCSE French writing exam is to practice the different tasks using past papers, and have someone assess your writing afterwards. Using past papers as part of your revision schedule is a great way to get to grips with the layout of each paper, and the types of questions that they may contain.
There are also linked audio files available on the website that you can use for listening revision. Besides these papers, reading French texts in the form of French blogsnewspapers or books will help you prepare to do your best in the reading exam.
Please note that the GCSE French revision tips contained in this post should not be used as a substitute for advice given by your school and the AQA website Related posts: Be sure to note down any new words or phrases you find that you think could be useful in the exam.
However the exam papers sometimes had a choice of questions designed for the more able and the less able candidates.
The first section asks question in English, which should be answered in English. For the Higher level paper, the exam is 45 minutes long, with 50 marks available. Introduction of the GCSE[ edit ] GCSEs were introduced in  to establish a national qualification for those who decided to leave school at 16, without pursuing further academic study towards qualifications such as A-Levels or university degrees.
Reading a wide range of French texts of different styles will also help to expand your vocabulary. One of the best ways to prepare for the presentation part of the exam is to have several presentations written out and practiced. Below 5 there was a U ungraded grade.
Subjects[ edit ] The list of currently available GCSE subjects is much shorter than before the reforms, as the new qualifications in England all have core requirements set by the regulator, Ofqual, for each subject.
However, due to legislative requirements for comparability between GCSEs in the three countries, and allowances for certain subjects and qualifications to be available in Wales and Northern Ireland, some qualifications will be available, and the other changes are mostly adopted in these countries as well.
Using past papers will allow you to get to grips with the content and style of each type of question, and personal feedback will help to identify any areas you may need to work on. Each will require a different writing style, i.
Reading — The reading paper is a written exam that lasts for minutes at Foundation level, and 1 hour at Higher level. The first section will ask you to give a presentation based on a picture or photocard, and the second section requires you to have a conversation about the topics covered in the picture.
Both sections of the exam will require you to use a variety of tenses, clauses and vocabulary, and you should also demonstrate accurate use of grammar. Practicing your presentations with another person will also be a great help.
Some subjects will retain coursework on a non-assessed basis, with the completion of certain experiments in science subjects being assumed in examinations, and teacher reporting of spoken language participation for English GCSEs as a separate report.
They replaced the former CSE and O-Level qualifications, uniting the two qualifications to allow access to the full range of grades for more students. Qualifications that are not reformed will cease to be available. The exact qualifications taken by students vary from school to school and student to student, but schools are encouraged to offer at least one pathway that leads to qualification for the English Baccalaureaterequiring GCSEs in English language, English literature, mathematics, 2 science GCSEs, a modern or ancient language, and either history or geography.
Numbers can easily be mistaken in listening exams, so listen to them carefully. Other subjects, especially religious studies, computer science, or physical education, may be compulsory in some schools as these subjects form part of the National Curriculum at Key Stage 4.
Other good ways of revising for the listening exam are to listen to French radio or podcasts, to get used to hearing the language.
GCSE examinations in English and mathematics were reformed with the syllabus publications, with these first examinations taking places in Grammar and vocabulary revision is key for success in the reading exam. However the grades were not displayed on certificates.GCE GCSE Please note if a past paper or mark scheme does not appear in this section, it is undergoing copyright clearance and can only be published once cleared.
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The General Certificate of Secondary Education the number of tiered subjects reduced dramatically, including the removal of tiering from the GCSE English specifications.
Untiered papers allow any grade to be achieved. years. Paul Steer, the Exam Board Chief of the British exam board OCR recently expressed that "unless we act soon.
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Announcements. All the audio files are on the AQA website where the French past papers are located, all you need to do is scroll down to the very bottom of the website .Download