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    I have to pick my a level options and im interested in doing french. I really enjoy the subject and have quite a big passion for it. The only problem is that im not amazing at the subject and with the new a level system i would have to carry it over for two years. I got A* for my speaking but my reading and listening arent the best. Any help would be great. Thanks
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    I just started as edexcel french this year and it's brilliant, i'm really enjoying it atm. This being said, i think that the new edexcel french a level has quite a strong focus on literature at as, unlike with the old 2008 spec (the one i'm doing) so if you wouldn't hate that and you really enjoy it anyway then why not take it? It is a very challenging a level for most people, however, so you would have to put in a lot of work throughout the course, but i personally feel as though it could also be very rewarding. I also find that languages require more work throughout the year and less work at exam time than some other subjects which is a definite positive (for me at least).

    You do not have to carry on for the whole two years unless your school are being chewy and only let you do 3 from the outset or you choose to do 3 from the beginning.

    What else are you thinking of taking and do you have any particular career aspirations yet?
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    (Original post by hoafanuk)
    I just started as edexcel french this year and it's brilliant, i'm really enjoying it atm. This being said, i think that the new edexcel french a level has quite a strong focus on literature at as, unlike with the old 2008 spec (the one i'm doing) so if you wouldn't hate that and you really enjoy it anyway then why not take it? It is a very challenging a level for most people, however, so you would have to put in a lot of work throughout the course, but i personally feel as though it could also be very rewarding. I also find that languages require more work throughout the year and less work at exam time than some other subjects which is a definite positive (for me at least).

    You do not have to carry on for the whole two years unless your school are being chewy and only let you do 3 from the outset or you choose to do 3 from the beginning.

    What else are you thinking of taking and do you have any particular career aspirations yet?
    Our schools has given us a choice of doing four a levels which i have chosen. Ive chosen french bio chem and maths. I dont really know what i want to go into yet but im thinking either dentistry or optometry.
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    Ah ok, you won't have to carry it on all the way through to the end of sixth form unless your school are doing things that way. I'd check with them first.

    Either way languages a levels are great to have; they're highly regarded, probably because a lot of people find them so difficult. Nonetheless they're a great challenge.

    You have some good choices, almost the same as me!
 
 
 
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