French A Level

This French A level is perfect for home educated students who are looking to further expand their knowledge and understanding of the French language.

This course will prepare you thoroughly for the examinations with activities and self assessment tests. Each lesson reflects an individual section of the syllabus and details how it fits into the broader world of the French Language.

As you progress through the thirteen tutor-marked assignments your Tutor will give you invaluable feedback and insights in order to further develop your knowledge of French.


M1 Family and Relationships

M2 Healthy Living and Lifestyle

M3 Media

M4 Popular culture

M5 AS Unit 1 and 2 Listening, Reading and Writing


M1 The Environment

M2 The Multicultural Society

M3 Contemporary Social Issues

M4 Cultural Topics

M5 A2 Unit 3 and 4 Listening, Reading and Writing

The French  A level exams are assessed in May/June each year.  There are 2 written examination papers and 2 pieces speaking exams.  Students who complete the first 2 modules can sit the AS examination if they wish and carry their marks forward to the full A level in following years.


Unit 1 ( FREN1) Listening, Reading and Writing: 70% of AS ard 35% of the A level. 2 hour written examination.

Unit 2 (FRE2 T/V) Speaking: 30% of AS and 15% of A level. 35 minute speaking test (including 20 minutes preparation time)


Unit 3 (FREN3) Listening, Reading and Writing: 35% of the A level. 2 hour 30 minutes written examination.

Unit 4 (Fre4 T/V) Speaking: 15% of A level. 35 minute speaking test (including 20 minutes preparation time)

Course Fees for Modern Foreign Language (MFL) A levels

Total Cost Deposit Instalments
One MFL ‘A’ level
8 of £47.50
Two MFL ‘A’ levels
8 of £90

What does the fee cover?

Your fees purchase a complete Oxford Home Schooling study pack together with tutor support.

Full tutor support includes:

  • The marking of a series of assignments
  • Written answers to specific study problems
  • Telephone contact, if required, to support the course materials
  • A ebook copy of the supporting text for the duration of your course*
  • 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

*This is specific to MFL subjects

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French A Level and Home Education FAQs

The Full A level course prepares our students for the Edexcel French A level syllabus 9FR0.

If a student wishes to take an AS level as a staging post then they may do so.  The course will prepare students for the French AS by AQA, syllabus 7651

These syllabuses have been carefully selected as the most suitable for home educated students.

When you start your course with us you will agree an examination date or dates with your Student Adviser.  Your support period is then up to this examination date.

Normally speaking we would expect students to have a minimum of 4 good GCSEs in order to start the French A level course.  This must ideally include a grade B or above in French GCSE/IGCSE or equivalent

If you feel you have other qualifications  or experience which would enable you to start the course, please call one of our student advisers on 0800 0111 024 and we can discuss your suitability for the course.

An ebook of the supporting text is now included in the course fee.

The French A level course will be delivered to you in a hard copy format.  You will also be able to access your course materials via Hodder Educations, Dynamic Learning Platform.

You will receive free access to an ebook copy of the supporting text book for the duration of your studies which can be accessed via recent versions of Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer web browsers.

Take your ebook with you!

The ebook can also be downloaded via the Dynamic Reader App* for mobile devices. With embedded audio and activities, you can take your studies anywhere.  Your can even annotate you copy on the go and synchronise your notes across two devices.

*The Dynamic Reader App is currently available for IOS and Android devices.

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