FRENCH

Unit 1: Semester 1

This unit is designed to extend students’ knowledge and skills in understanding, speaking and writing the language.

Students are required to: establish and maintain a spoken or written exchange related to personal areas of experience; listen to, read and obtain information from written and spoken texts; produce personal responses to a text focusing on real or imaginary experience.

Content areas include: introductions, personal information, family relationships, the future and youth issues. 

Regular exposure to our native language assistant in small conversation groups helps the students to develop their oral skills.

ASSESSMENT
1. Coursework (50%)
2. Oral Examination (12.5%)
3. Written Examination (37.5%)

Unit 2: Semester 2

This unit is designed to extend students’ knowledge and skills in understanding, speaking and writing the language.

Students are required to: participate in spoken or written exchanges related to making arrangements and completing transactions, listen to, read and extract and use information and ideas from spoken and written texts, give expression to real or imaginary experience in written or spoken form.

Content areas include: issues of immigration in today’s world, multicultural aspects of modern France, environment, pollution and conservation and travel.

Regular exposure to our native language assistant in small conversation groups helps the students to develop their oral skills.

ASSESSMENT
1. Coursework (50%)
2. Oral Examination (12.5%)
3. Written Examination (37.5%)

Unit 3: Semester 1

This unit is designed to extend students’ knowledge and skills in understanding, speaking and writing the language. 

Students are required to: express ideas through the production of original texts, analyse and use information from spoken texts, exchange information, opinions and experiences.

Content areas include: tourism, travel in France and overseas, holidays and seasonal work, sport and leisure, disabled people and sport; extreme sports.

Regular exposure to our native language assistant in small conversation groups helps the students to develop their oral skills.

The student undertakes a detailed study during Units 3 and 4 which is examined at the end of the year.

Unit 4: Semester 2

This unit is designed to extend students’ knowledge and skills in understanding, speaking and writing the language.

Students are required to: analyse and use information from written texts, respond critically to spoken and written texts which reflect aspects of the language and culture of French-speaking communities.

Content areas include: France in the past and now and French culture. 

Regular exposure to our native language assistant in small conversation groups helps the students to develop their oral skills.

ASSESSMENT
1. Coursework – Unit 3 (25%)
2. Coursework – Unit 4 (25%)
3. Oral Examination (12.5%)
4. Written Examination (37.5%)

 

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