Course Information


Qualifications to start the course

Students must have five GCSEs including English, Mathematics and Science graded A* - C. Additional requirements for this subject: Students must have GCSE Arabic at grade B or above and have sat Higher papers.

Description of the subject

The Arabic AS and A2 Level courses form a natural progression from GCSE. The emphasis for examination is on skills of reading and writing in the language for a variety of purposes in the world of work for personal communication.

What you will do

    • Discuss topical issues such as the environment and racism in Arabic
    • Read Arabic newspapers and magazines
    • Learn about current affairs and the Arabic way of life from TV and radio
    • Use the internet for information and communication
    • Learn about Arabic history and culture
    • Speaking exam
    • Reading, writing and listening exam.

Future prospects

An advanced language qualification is very highly regarded by employers, universities and colleges.

    • Greatly enhanced employment possibilities throughout the increasingly global economy
    • A range of study and career opportunities in fields such as Travel and Tourism, Education, Politics, Law, Journalism, Trade, Marketing and Publishing
    • Communication and personal skills to benefit any future direction chosen.