English (FL)

Foreign language English in the Junior School (Years 6-9)

Syllabus: http://www.cie.org.uk/docs/qualifications/clsp/secondary1_framework/Secondary%201%20English%20as%20a%20Second%20Language%20Curriculum%20Framework.pdf

Objectives:
– Level A2/Low B1 during Year 7 vqlidqted by Cambridge KET at the end of the year. (We are the official centre for Cambridge English lanague exams in theVendée.)
– Confident B1 in English during Year 8, with Cambridge PET at the end of the year.
– Confident B2 in Year 9, with Cambridge First Certificate at the end of the year.

(The levels used are those of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

In addition, involvement in the oracy programme of the College will expose pupils to key classic texts of English literature. Learning certain texts by heart will also form part of the English as a Foreign Language programme.

Textbooks:
Murphy’s Essential English Grammar in Use, French edition
Murphy’s English Grammar in Use, UK edition
Cambridge English as a Second Language, Book 1, Course Book, Workbook.

Senior School (Years 10 and 11).

Cambridge IGCSE syllabus for English as Second Language: http://www.cie.org.uk/qualifications/academic/middlesec/igcse/subject?assdef_id=1002

Cambridge English as a Second Language, Book 2, Course Book, Workbook.
Murphy’s English Grammar in Use, UK edition
Murphy’s Advanced English Grammar in Use, UK edition

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