Exam Board: AQA
First Teaching: September 2016
First Exam: June 2017
Our Student Book has been approved by AQA.
Support the transition from GCSE and through the new A-level specification with a single textbook that has clear progression through four defined stages of learning suitable for a range of abilities.
We have developed a completely new textbook designed specifically to meet the demands of the new 2016 specification. The Student Book covers both AS and A-level in one textbook to help students build on and develop their language skills as they progress throughout the course.
- Exposes students to authentic target language material with topical stimulus, and film and literature tasters for every work
- Supports the transition from GCSE with clear progression through four stages of learning: transition, AS, A-level and extension
- Builds grammar and translation skills with topic-related practice and a comprehensive grammar reference section
- Develops language skills with a variety of tasks, practice questions and research activities
- Gives students the tools they need to succeed with learning strategies throughout
- Prepares students for the assessment with advice on essay-writing and the new individual research project
Audio resources to accompany the Student Book can be purchased in several ways: 1) as part of the Dynamic Learning Teaching and Learning resource, 2) downloaded separately, 3) as part of the Student eTextbook. The audio resources are not part of the AQA approval process.
Helen Kent is an experienced teacher and author of German and French and is currently Head of MFL at Barnard Castle School. Previously she was a Senior Lecturer in German in a university Business School. Paul Stocker is the author of many German textbooks, formerly Head of Modern Languages at Uppingham School, and he now runs Youthbridge, the charity of the British-German Association which supports the teaching of German in UK schools. Amy Bates is Head of MFL at Brine Leas School and has experience as a teacher, author, and examiner. Louise Fenner is an experienced French and German teacher and Languages Advanced Skills teacher. She has been Head of MFL in three schools, currently at Queen Elizabeth's Hospital School, Bristol.