St George's College brings together a rare and exhilarating blend of academic excellence, social engagement, sporting prowess and cultural enrichment.
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The St George’s Development Office comprises of the following roles and functions: Development and Fundraising, Marketing, Alumni and Communications.
Head of Department: Mrs S. Makoni.
Members of Staff: Ms T. Mutasa and Ms N. Murembwe.
The department aims are to enable students to:
The subject content is organised in five broad topic areas (A–E below). These provide contexts for the acquisition of vocabulary and the study of grammar and structures. The study of these topic areas enables students to gain an insight into countries and communities where French is spoken. The five topic areas listed below are described in more detail in section 3.
The syllabus gives students opportunities to develop and apply a wide range of foreign language skills. Candidates will be expected to read and understand a variety of written and spoken texts on familiar topics. Candidates will be required to demonstrate understanding of the main ideas, opinions and attitudes, as well as select and extract relevant details and deduce the meaning of occasional unknown words from context. They will also have opportunities to write in French on familiar, everyday topics, and to speak the language by taking part in everyday conversations.
IGCSE Level (Form 3 & 4)
All candidates take all four papers. Candidates will be eligible for grades A* to G. All candidates take:
Entry Requirements at AS & A Level – A* / A in French at IGCSE
AS LEVEL (Lower 6) 8682
A LEVEL (Upper 6) 9716
In addition to Translation and Teaching, French is a useful adjunct in many professions (Business Administration, Communication, Finance, Accountancy, Law, Foreign Affairs). It may be studied at University as a component of an Arts degree.