GCSE (9-1) French
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Deciding on the correct tier to enter students for GCSE (9-1) French
Teachers have explained the difficulties they sometimes have in making decisions on which tier is most appropriate for their borderline students. It is important to note that any student at risk of achieving a grade 3 should be entered for the foundation tier and not the higher tier.
We strongly advise you to review your candidates’ summer 2018 results. If you had students achieving a grade 3 on the higher tier, you must seriously consider entering similar students for the foundation tier in summer 2019 and future series. By not taking such action, there is a significant risk that those students will not achieve a qualification. If students are entered for the higher tier, and do not receive sufficient marks to achieve a grade 3, they are at significant risk of receiving a U grade.
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Theme 2 - Local, national, international and global areas of interest Interactive listening, reading and translation activities that can be used to support teaching and learning as a whole class or independently.
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- Guidance for Teaching
- Ofqual Grade Descriptors for GCSE 9-1 French
- Online Exam Review
- French Grammar
- French Language Tools
- Theme 3 - Current and Future study and employment
- Theme 1 - Identity and Culture
- Theme 2 - Local, National, International and Global areas of interest
- Developing Metacognition
- French Challenge Activities
All Course Materials
We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.
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Spelling reforms in French
Eduqas examining teams are aware of the new spelling reforms in French and would like to reassure teachers and candidates that both the new and existing French language spelling conventions will be accepted in candidates' written work
Eduqas examining teams will use the new spelling conventions when writing the reformed GCSE, AS and A level French examinations, for first assessment in 2017 (AS) and 2018 (GCSE and A level); however, we do not expect to amend spelling in extracts from authentic sources.