10FRE

10 French

Course Description

Year 10 French

Course Objectives: In Year 10 French, our themes are: Festivals, Forming Links and Food at a French Café. The language we learn allows us to: Communicate about our own background and immediate environment Notice how the French language is organised compared to other languages Explore French cultural practices and compare them with other cultures. Throughout the year, you compile portfolios for speaking, writing and culture.



Course Content: We develop listening, speaking, viewing, reading, writing, performing and presenting skills as we learn language that is useful in a variety of everyday situations, such as:

Media - television, films, books, the internet

Holidays - tourist activities and attractions in Paris

Identity - personality, relationships, preferences and opinions, style, our passion

Where we live - our city, your home, meals, buying food, events and celebrations

Our talents - ambition, encouraging and persuading, rehearsing for a contest, judging

Culture - world geography (French-speaking countries), science (how to plant a garden), history (The French Revolution). Culture topics include Paris, Eating at home and eating out in France, celebrations on the French calendar, the regions of France.


We learn using songs, videos, films and games, Education Perfect and ImmerseMe, and the online resources that come with our text, Studio 2.

A Year 10 Speaking Interaction Example:


Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Optional but highly recommended: $10 workbook, $6.00 food celebration, $20 Education Perfect (Note: One charge for all languages), $20 ImmerseMe.

Students must also purchase a 1B5 exercise book (approximately $2.00).

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 9 French or equivalent.

Pathway

Learning French is an end in itself but it is also a stepping stone to learning other languages and a good skill to support any career. This is because French is spoken in 59 countries around the world. Regardless of your intended career, French will open doors to exciting new opportunities that would not otherwise be available to you.

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Disclaimer

We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.

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