The Pioneers Academy

The Pioneers Academy

  • Arabic

    GCSE Arabic

    Examining Board: EdExcel 1AA0

    Overview of the course

    Topics across all four language skills are set in common contexts, addressing a range of relevant contemporary and cultural themes. They are organised into five themes, each broken down into topics and sub-topics.

    The five themes are:

    1. Identity and culture
    2. Local area, holiday, travel
    3. School
    4. Future aspirations, study and work
    5. International and global dimension.

    Examination and Assessment Methods

    The Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9–1) in Arabic consists of four externally-examined papers based on the following skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

    Students must complete their speaking assessment in April/May and all other assessments in May/June in any single year.

    Each paper is available at Foundation tier or Higher tier.

    Paper 1: Listening and Understanding Arabic

    Paper 2: Speaking in Arabic

    Paper 3: Reading and Understanding Arabic

    Paper 4: Writing in Arabic