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French Beginners

2 units for each of Year 11 & Year 12 

Board Developed Category A

Exclusions: French Continuers; French Extension

Course Costs: $40.00 

In the Year 11 and Year 12 courses, students will develop the linguistic and intercultural knowledge and understanding, and the speaking, listening, reading and writing skills to communicate in French. Topics studied through two interdependent perspectives, the personal world and the French-speaking communities, provide contexts in which students develop their communication skills in French and their knowledge and understanding of language and culture.

Students’ skills in, and knowledge of French will be developed through tasks associated with a range of texts and text types, which reflect the topics. Students will also gain an insight into the culture and language of French-speaking communities through the study of a range of texts.

Prescribed Themes & Mandatory Topics

  • Family life, home and neighbourhood
  • People, places and communities
  • Education and work
  • Friends, recreation and pastimes
  • Holidays, travel and tourism
  • Future plans and aspirations

Particular Course Requirements

Strict eligibility rules apply to the study of this subject. Check with your teacher or refer to Section of the Board’s ACE Manual.

Course Contact: Ms Kate Stehr, Head Teacher: Creative & Performing Arts/LOTE