Practice Papers for AS and A Level Edexcel French

2016 Specficiation:

Comprehensive practice for the 2016 Edexcel specifications:

Each resource has three full practice papers that mirror the Edexcel sample assessment materials. All practice papers meet the requirements of the 2016 specifications and are followed by mark schemes which closely match those used by the exam board.

Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Translation

  • Three full practice papers
  • Every specification topic is covered (AS: Themes 1 and 2; A Level: Themes 3 and 4), ensuring that students are familiar with questions on a wide range of issues
  • Interesting and up-to-date texts and recordings by native speakers will stimulate students and encourage them to engage with the material
  • All activity, text and transcript types are covered – students will be completely familiar with the exam format

Paper 2: Written Response to Works and Translation

  • Three full practice papers
  • Every literary text and film is covered, ensuring that students practice using exam-style questions in an exam format
  • AS and A Level papers include English to target language exam-style translations
  • Indicative content written for every book, film and play, with contributions from Getting to Know… authors, teachers and examiners

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What do teachers have to say about this resource? (8479, 8480)
‘This set of three papers which can be used as homework tasks and/or mock papers will prove very useful in preparation for Paper 2 in the A level Edexcel examination. The translation tasks presented to the students and the essay questions are great examples of what students can expect in their summer paper. The marking criteria and clear instructions included constitute a great support to teachers wishing to familiarise themselves with the demands of the translation from English to French question. The thorough suggested answers effectively present how to tackle the essay questions, offering logical and clear analysis of scenes and an excellent insight into the works themselves.’ S Fleet, French Teacher and Ind. Reviewer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (8533)
"A great set of exam papers. Teachers can choose to use this well designed set of Edexcel A Level French practice papers (Paper 1) for mock examinations or classroom practice. Concentrating on Theme 3 (Immigration and the French Multicultural Society) and Theme 4 (Occupation and Resistance), students will have the opportunity to practise their reading and listening skills (including summary writing), as well as tackle the Translation into English task. Since there are three sets of papers, students will be able to monitor their progress and prepare themselves for success in the June examinations." S Fleet, French Teacher and Independent Reviewer
'The amount of resources available for A Level French for the new specification is rather limited, especially when it comes to practice papers. This is a very valuable resource as there is nothing like it out there. I use Hodder's dynamic learning and I find their assessment material a bit more tedious and less "loyal" to the exam-type questions. This is definitely more the type of practice papers most teachers would be interested in.' J Garnier, Assistant Head of Languages and Independent Reviewer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (7781)
'This is a very good resource to facilitate examination practice. It helps to give the teacher and students extra insight into the new specification and allows the teacher to focus their time on improvements based on the mark scheme instead of sourcing articles and stories and creating questions.' N Lonsdale, French Teacher and Ind. Reviewer
'This is a sound set of papers. The topics covered are spot on and the exercise types carefully follow the Edexcel SAMs.' S Fleet, Teacher and Ind Reviewer