Aqa Gcse French Coursework Mark Scheme

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OPINION OF TOWN [6]
1. Advantage: There is lots of fruit and vegetables at the market
Disadvantage: There are not many trees in the city centre
2. Advantage: Less unemployment than the rest of the country
Disadvantage: Dangerous to go out at night
3. Advantage: Lots of cheap things to buy in shops
Disadvantage: Hard to find an apartment

DATING SHOW QUESTION [4]
1. P/N
2. N
3. P/N
4. P

E-CIGARETTES [4]
1. You can smoke in most public places + ?
2. Encourages younger people to smoke + There are long term dangers?

‘DAY OF THE JUPE’ [5]
1. Was a success
2. Wear what they want/ Judge each other/Discuss fashion ?
3. Realised he was wrong
4. Concerned about people making fun of one another
5. Wore makeup

PROS AND CONS OF PILOT [4]
1. Advantage: The landscape
Disadvantage: The Weather
2. Advantage: Free time
Disadvantage: Working hours

MOVIE ADVERT [2]
1. Romantic
2. Comedy

PREPARING FOR AN EXAM [3]
1. Reflect
2. If you have trouble sleeping
3. Eat a well-balanced diet

GISELLE QUESTION [4]
1. Hunting
2. Habitat
3. Lack of Food
4. Predators

QUESTION ON THE ORANGE BADGE? [3]
1. Check for traffic
2. (Advantages): Saves time + Don't have to carry loose change

SELFIE QUESTIONS [4]
1. Takes selfies of her hair + Doesn't always like her friends' selfies
2. A Good background + Wears little makeup

Specification at a glance

This qualification is linear. Linear means that students will sit all their exams at the end of the course.

Subject content

Core content

Students study all of the following themes on which the assessments are based.

Theme 1: Identity and culture

Theme 2: Local, national, international and global areas of interest

Theme 3: Current and future study and employment

Assessments

GCSE French has a Foundation Tier (grades 1–5) and a Higher Tier (grades 4–9). Students must take all four question papers at the same tier. All question papers must be taken in the same series.

Paper 1: Listening

What's assessed

Understanding and responding to different types of spoken language

How it's assessed

  • Written exam: 35 minutes (Foundation Tier), 45 minutes (Higher Tier)
  • 40 marks (Foundation Tier), 50 marks (Higher Tier)
  • 25% of GCSE

(Each exam includes 5 minutes’ reading time of the question paper before the listening stimulus is played.)

Questions

Foundation Tier and Higher Tier
  • Section A – questions in English, to be answered in English or non-verbally
  • Section B – questions in French, to be answered in French or non-verbally

Paper 2: Speaking

What's assessed

Communicating and interacting effectively in speech for a variety of purposes

How it's assessed

  • Non-exam assessment
  • 7–9 minutes (Foundation Tier) + preparation time
  • 10–12 minutes (Higher Tier) + preparation time
  • 60 marks (for each of Foundation Tier and Higher Tier)
  • 25% of GCSE

Questions

Foundation Tier and Higher Tier

The format is the same at Foundation Tier and Higher Tier, but with different stimulus questions for the Photo card and different stimulus materials for the Role-play. The timings are different too:
  • Role-play – 15 marks (2 minutes at Foundation Tier; 2 minutes at Higher Tier)
  • Photo card – 15 marks (2 minutes at Foundation Tier; 3 minutes at Higher Tier)
  • General conversation – 30 marks (3–5 minutes at Foundation Tier; 5–7 minutes at Higher Tier)

Paper 3: Reading

What's assessed

Understanding and responding to different types of written language

How it's assessed

  • Written exam: 45 minutes (Foundation Tier), 1 hour (Higher Tier)
  • 60 marks (for each of Foundation Tier and Higher Tier)
  • 25% of GCSE

Questions

Foundation Tier and Higher Tier
  • Section A – questions in English, to be answered in English or non-verbally
  • Section B – questions in French, to be answered in French or non-verbally
  • Section C – translation from French into English (a minimum of 35 words for Foundation Tier and 50 words for Higher Tier)

Paper 4: Writing

What's assessed

Communicating effectively in writing for a variety of purposes

How it's assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour (Foundation Tier), 1 hour 15 minutes (Higher Tier)
  • 50 marks at Foundation Tier and 60 marks at Higher Tier
  • 25% of GCSE

Questions

Foundation Tier
  • Question 1 – message (student produces four sentences in response to a photo) – 8 marks
  • Question 2 – short passage (student writes a piece of continuous text in response to four brief bullet points, approximately 40 words in total) – 16 marks
  • Question 3 – translation from English into French (minimum 35 words) – 10 marks
  • Question 4 – structured writing task (student responds to four compulsory detailed bullet points, producing approximately 90 words in total) – there is a choice from two questions – 16 marks
Higher Tier
  • Question 1 – structured writing task (student responds to four compulsory detailed bullet points, producing approximately 90 words in total) – there is a choice from two questions – 16 marks
  • Question 2 – open-ended writing task (student responds to two compulsory detailed bullet points, producing approximately 150 words in total) – there is a choice from two questions – 32 marks
  • Question 3 – translation from English into French (minimum 50 words) – 12 marks
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