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 Bengali at grade B or above and have done Higher papers.

Description of the subject

The AQA AS and A2 course aims to develop the student’s skills in:

    • The use of language for practical purposes
    • Awareness of learning strategies and study skills
    • Experiencing Bengali literature and through this gaining an understanding of the moral and intellectual aspects of human life.

What you will do

The course is studied in five parts:

    • Oral (a) Conversation (b) Sign translation into English
    • Listening Listening, Comprehension and Summary
    • Translation (a) Translation into English (b) Translation into Bengali
    • Reading Reading comprehension
    • Writing (a) Composition (b) Background knowledge

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.