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A level French

Course Price

A level French Key Facts

  • PRICE: £525
  • TIME REQUIRED: 700 hours
  • EXAMS: Summer Only
  • SPECIFICATION: Pearson Edexcel 9FR0
A level French

The French A level course covers the syllabus in eight modules of the following titles:

Module One: L’évolution de la société française

  • Relationships within the family
  • Friendships
  • Marriage and Partnerships

Module Two: La culture politique et artistique dans le monde français

Module Three: Literature choice: Albert Camus: L’étranger

Module Four: Exam Preparation

Module Five: L’lmmigration et la societé multiculturelle française

Module Six: L’Occupation et la Résistance

Module Seven: Literature choice: Jean-Paul Sartre: Les mains sales

This course prepares candidates for the Edexcel French A level syllabus 9FR0. This syllabus has been chosen because it is the most suitable for distance learning.


Assessment for the Edexcel A level qualification is by 2 written examination papers and a speaking test.

Paper 1 – Listening, reading and translation

  • Time: 2 hours
  • Marks: 80, 40% of the available marks

Paper 2 – Written response to works and translation –

  • Time: 2 hours and 40 minutes,
  • Marks:120 30% of the final grade

Paper 3 – Speaking

Time: 21-23 minutes

Marks: 72, 30% of the final grade


It is necessary to have 4 GCSE grades C/4 or above including French to study this A level. It’s also recommended that you have access to a French speaker for additional practice with the spoken aspect of the course.

If you don’t have these qualifications, but have other language learning experience, please tell us about this when you apply or speak to a student adviser on 0800 9757575.

Modern Foreign Language A level Course Pricing

Total Cost Deposit Instalments
One MFL ‘A’ level
8 of £52.50
Two MFL ‘A’ levels
8 of £102.50

What does the fee cover?

Your fees purchase a complete Oxford Open Learning study pack together with tutor support.

Full tutor support includes:

  • The marking of a series of assignments
  • Written answers to specific study problems
  • An ebook copy of the supporting text for the duration of your course
  • Tutor contact by phone, email and Skype to support the course materials
  • Up to 2 and a half hours of oral examination preparation

The fee does not cover:

  • Additional textbooks
  • Examination entry
  • Delivery outside the UK mainland

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Study where you want, when you want, how you want!

The French A level course will be delivered to you in a hard copy format and you will receive a login to Hooder’s Boost Learning Platform.

You will receive free access to an ebook copy of the supporting textbook

For the duration of your studies, you will be able to access the supporting text via recent versions of Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer web browsers.  The ebook can also be downloaded via the Boost eBook app*. You can even synchronise your notes across two devices.

*The Boost eBook App is currently available for IOS and Android devices.

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