In the current business climate, it really pays to have a good grasp of a second language - especially French.
By taking GCSE French you'll not only gain an added advantage when pursuing the job you want be it here or overseas, but communicating on holidays (or business trips!) will be made that much easier.
This home study course will give you a great understanding of spoken and written French, and the topics you'll cover include My World, Holiday, Time and Travel, Work and Lifestyle, and The Young Person in Society. What's more, because we provide you with audio tapes, you can start speaking the language straight away.
There is no deadline for enrolment so you can start your course at any time.
Holiday Time and Travel
Work and Lifestyle
The Young Person in Society
No previous knowledge of French is needed.
100 hours approx.
As an ICS student you will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus our team of Student Advisors are only a phone call away for all the practical advice you may need - so we really are with you 100%.
Once you've enrolled on your chosen course(s), you'll receive all the information you need to arrange your exams*, including details of syllabuses, exam boards and dates. As exams are held in various parts of the UK, you shouldn't have to travel too far to sit them.
If you have any questions at any time about arranging your exams, the ICS Student Advisers will be pleased to help.
Exams take place in June and the entry deadlines are mid January. Exams consist of Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing = 3 hours 25 mins.
*Exam fees not included in course fee.
What our students say
"The course from ICS was ideal - the course materials were excellent, and I got great support from my tutor when I needed it, which helped me to keep motivated. When I passed my exam, I was delighted and my employers were really impressed. Soon after I got my promotion and I now love my job as a 'number cruncher!' The course from ICS has really opened doors for me and given me the confidence I needed to
get ahead." Donna Linden, Glasgow
With this GCSE qualification a number of different career paths will be open to you.
Free With Course
Listening Comprehension Tapes
You should have a good bi-lingual dictionary and access to a tape recorder for listening to the course tapes and recording your assignments.
NB: ICS cannot accept assignments recorded on dictaphone tapes.
Distance Learning GCSE French Course
A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain GCSE French. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning GCSE French is a flexible and convenient course which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the GCSE French exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning GCSE French course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.
With the distance learning GCSE French course, a personal tutor is available to help you through the course. Additionally, a team of student advisors are only a phone call away.
There is a wide range of distance learning GCSE courses to choose from at Learning at Home, each allowing you to study for a GCSE at your convenience.