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Core French - ACD
Core French - ACD
Core French - U Prep
Core French - U Prep
Core French - APP Core French - APP
Core French - Open
Core French - Open
 
 
FRENCH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
CORE FRENCH
(Academic) FSF 1D1    Grade 9
Credit Value: 1
The aim of the course is to provide students with the skills necessary for communicating in French.  Essential language concepts are presented in a contextualized manner.  Familiar situations are used to illustrate ideas.  The approach in this course is theoretical.  Francophone culture will be explored through reading selections. 
Prerequisite: 600 hours of elementary school French
 
CORE FRENCH
(Applied) FSF 1P1    Grade 9
Credit Value: 1
This course emphasizes the development of oral communication skills, using the theme of media; the development of oral communication skills will be integrated with the development of reading and writing skills.  Students will expand their ability to understand and speak French through conversations, discussions, and presentations.  They will also read media-related stories, articles, poems, and songs and write brief descriptions, letters, dialogues, and invitations.
Prerequisite: 600 hours of elementary school French
 
CORE FRENCH
(Academic) FSF 2D1    Grade 10
Credit Value: 1
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 their own writing.  The approach continues to be theoretical. 
Prerequisite:  FSF 1D1
 
CORE FRENCH
(Applied) FSF 2P1    Grade 10
Credit Value: 1
This course emphasizes the further development of oral communication.  The students will be engaged in practical activities, which will reinforce the theme of personal identity.  Reading and writing opportunities will be provided.  
Prerequisite:   FSF 1D1  or  FSF 1P1
 
CORE FRENCH
(University Prep) FSF 3U1    Grade 11
Credit Value: 1
This course draws on a variety of themes to promote extensive development of reading and writing skills and to reinforce oral communication skills.  Students will gain a greater understanding of French-speaking cultures in Canada and around the world through their reading of a variety of materials, including a short novel or a play.  Students will produce various written assignments, including a formal essay.  The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course. 
Prerequisite:  FSF 2D1
 
CORE FRENCH
(Open) FSF 3O1    Grade 11
Credit Value: 1
This course draws on broad themes, such as leisure activities, to develop communication, reading, and writing skills.  Students will give presentations, read a selection of short stories and articles, and produce a variety of written assignments.  The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course.
Prerequisite:  FSF 2D1 or FSF 2P1
 
CORE FRENCH
(University Prep) FSF 4U1    Grade 12
Credit Value: 1
This course draws on a variety of themes to promote extensive development of French-language skills.  Students will consolidate their oral skills as they discuss literature, culture, and current issues.  They will read a variety of texts and will write a formal essay.  The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course.
Prerequisite: FSF 3U1
 
CORE FRENCH
(Open) FSF 4O1    Grade 12
Credit Value: 1
This course focuses on the development of French-language skills that students can use in the business world or the workplace.  Students will give presentations, read a selection of materials appropriate to the topics under study, and produce a variety of written assignments.  The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course.
Prerequisite:  FSF 3U1 or FSF 3O1