French 

Prerequisite Chart for French

 

 

FEF 1DF    Extended French (Academic)

This course emphasizes the expansion of students’ oral communication, reading, and writing skills through the study of themes that reflect their interests.  Students will apply their knowledge of French in discussions, debates, dramatizations, and oral presentations.  Students will read and write in a variety of genres (e.g., poems, articles, brochures) and study at least one short novel intended for a French-speaking audience.

Prerequisite:  None

 

FSF 1DF     Core French (Academic)                 

This course emphasizes the further development of oral communication, reading, and writing skills.  Students will build on and apply their knowledge of French while exploring a variety of themes, such as relationships, social trends, and careers. Thematic readings, which include a selection of short stories, articles, and poems, will serve as stepping-stones to oral and written activities.

Prerequisite:  None

 

FSF 1PF     Core French (Applied)

This course emphasizes the concurrent development of oral communication, reading, and writing skills using a broad-based theme such as the media.  Students will enhance their ability to understand and speak French through conversation, discussions, and presentations.  They will also read short stories, articles, poems, and songs, and write brief descriptions, letters, dialogues, and invitations.

Prerequisite:  None

 

FEF 2DF    Extended French (Academic)

This course emphasizes the continued development and refinement of students’ oral communication, reading, and writing skills as they explore a variety of themes.  Students will expand their knowledge and appreciation of francophone culture through the study and interpretation of novels, poems, and plays intended for a French-speaking audience.


Prerequisite:  Extended French, Grade 9, Academic

 

FSF 2DF     Core French (Academic)

This course enables students to increase their knowledge of the French language, further develop their language skills, and deepen their understanding and appreciation of francophone culture around the world. Exploring a variety of themes, students will develop and apply critical thinking skills in discussion, in their analysis and interpretation of texts, and in their own writing.

Prerequisite:  Core French, Grade 9, Academic or Applied

 

FSF 2PF      Core French (Applied)

This course emphasizes the further development of oral communication, reading, and writing skills using a broad-based theme such as adolescence. Students will expand their knowledge of French by studying a series of theme-related topics, such as students’ rights and responsibilities, relationships with peers and adults, and part-time jobs.

Prerequisite:  Core French, Grade 9, Academic or Applied

 

FEF 3UF    Extended French (University Preparation)

This course focuses on developing French-language skills through the study of Canadian francophone authors. Students will analyse a range of works and produce written assignments in a variety of genres, including the formal essay.  The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course.

Prerequisite:  Extended French, Grade 10, Academic

 

FEF 4UF    Extended French (University Preparation)


This course emphasizes the refinement of French-language skills through the study of Canadian and international francophone literature.  Students will interpret literary works, produce written assignments in a variety of genres, and conduct research on a major topic for a written and oral presentation.  The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course.

Prerequisite:  Extended French, Grade 11, University Preparation