FRENCH

Year 7

This is a course for beginners which aims to enable students to communicate effectively in French by placing considerable focus on speaking and listening skills. Students develop an understanding of the language required to speak about themselves, ask questions, write short texts and describe other people. The course is designed around the text “Adomania”.

ASSESSMENT
1. Comprehension skills (50%)
2. Communication skills (50%) 

Year 8

French Continuing

Students deepen their knowledge of linguistic structures and the course continues to develop students’ skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Content areas covered include: finding your way around town, eating and drinking, friendships, the media and pocket money. Students are expected to be able to write short passages in greater depth and expand their range of vocabulary. The course is designed around the text 'Adomania'.

ASSESSMENT
1. Comprehension skills (50%)
2. Communication skills (50%)

Year 8

French Accelerated

This is an accelerated beginners’ course that offers students the opportunity to continue studying French in Year 9 and beyond. It is a combination of the Year 7 and Year 8 syllabus and aims to develop the four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. On familiar topics, students engage in real or simulated conversations, understand the main idea of texts presented orally, read and understand short passages and write, with assistance, a short paragraph.

Students new to the School can choose French Accelerated if they have had no prior study of the language.

 

ASSESSMENT
1. Comprehension skills (50%)
2. Communication skills (50%)


FRENCH PATHWAY AT GGS

French
Year 11 and 12 - VCE

French
Year 10

French
Timbertop - Year 9