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Serving the community of Walsall, West Midlands for 20 years
Quranic Studies & Islamic Studies
arabic

Arabic

GCSE ARABIC Examination Board: Edexcel Specification: 2AR01About this subjectArabic GCSE enables students to develop:

·         an understanding of Arabic in a variety of contexts

·         a knowledge of Arabic vocabulary and structures

·         transferable language learning skills

·         the ability to communicate effectively in Arabic

·         awareness and understanding of countries and communities where Arabic is spoken.

Course Content·         Choice of focus in the speaking unit.

·         100% externally marked.

·         Outcome based, single tier of assessment.

·         Emphasis on active use and manipulation of language.

·         Provides logical progression route to GCE AS and Advanced studies.

Assessment
Unit 1: Listening and Understanding in Arabic
Externally assessed
Availability: June
27% of the total GCSEUnit 2: Speaking in Arabic
Externally assessed
Availability: June
23% of the total GCSEUnit 3: Reading and Understanding in Arabic
Externally assessed
Availability: June
27% of the total GCSEUnit 4: Writing in Arabic
Externally assessed
Availability: June
23% of the total GCSENotesFor Year 10, there will be significant changes due to the up-coming exam reforms.

The new 9-1 grading system will replace A*-G, and there will no longer be any controlled assessment. All papers will be set and marked by the awarding organisation.

Papers will be tiered, with 25% assessment weightings per skill (listening, speaking, reading, writing).

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