The International GCSE French online course, is suitable for anyone ready to take a leap into French culture and language. This course can help you to refine your language speaking abilities and embrace the french culture. After this course you may decide to carry on and learn a higher level course. Or use it to help you achieve in the workplace
The International GCSE French online course, is for anyone who wishes to be able to communicate successfully through listening, reading, writing and speaking. This exciting new course allows students to work at their own pace and can give students a foundation to study further in this language or another language.
The course aims to offer insights into the culture where French is spoken and has a positive method of teaching modern foreign languages.
The Edexcel International GCSE qualification is assessed with Three exams which can be taken in June.
IGCSE French (1R Listening to French) Paper 1 Paper Code:4FR1/01R
IGCSE French (2R Reading and Writing in French) Paper 2 Paper Code:4FR1/02R
IGCSE French Speaking Exam Paper 3
The CIE International GCSE qualification is externally assessed by 3 in June and November: The Paper Codes for these exams have not yet been released.
The course will be delivered online including Tutor Support for two years. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor and you must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.
You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.
The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to a range of online resources.
Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at an approved centre when an examination forms part of the course. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.
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Q & A
Will I require any previous knowledge to start this course?
You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 2 years from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.
What is included with this course?
In-depth study materials covering the full specification
Two years tutor support
Assignment marking and feedback
Will I need to purchase any books?
You will not need to purchase any books as we cover everything that is required in the course materials unless otherwise stated on the course page.
Are there any additional costs?
Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at an approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.
I live overseas, would I be able to take this course?
Yes, this course is available to international students, however if there is an examination at the end of the course, please contact us at email@example.com in order that we can advise you further.
Do I have to pay delivery?
For paper-based courses, delivery is free to the UK. A delivery fee will be payable for paper-based courses sent outside the UK. Please click here for delivery information.
How many hours should I allow for this course?
We recommend that you are able to dedicate between 120 and 150 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.
Can I complete this course sooner if I wish to?
Yes, you can work at your own pace to complete this course.
What is the course title and code for this qualification?
IGCSE French Edexcel: 4FR1
IGCSE French CIE: 7156
University of Cambridge International Examinations
Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and their qualifications are taken in over 160 countries and recognised by universities, education providers and employers across the world.
Edexcel was formed in 1996 by the merger of the Business & Technology Education Council (BTEC), the country’s leading provider of vocational qualifications, and the University of London Examinations & Assessment Council (ULEAC), one of the major exam boards for GCSEs and A levels.
In the UK, Edexcel work with more than 5,000 secondary schools, 450 further education colleges, 70 higher education institutions and more than 700 employers and training providers. As the company responsible for marking the national Key Stage 2 and 3 tests, they are also now working with 20,000 junior schools. Internationally, Edexcel operate in 112 countries and every year more than four million people trust their respected learning programmes and qualifications
Course fees for payment in full include:
Course materials which will cover the full Cambridge specification.
Assessment and feedback on all assignments.
Access to your personal Tutors via our online portal.
Access to a range of online resources.
Access to the NUS student card.
Tutor references once a satisfactory amount of work has been completed.