French 4 A (05050524)

French 4 A (05050524)


1.0 Credit; Unweighted
Length: Year; Format: Meets Daily
Grade(s): 11, 12
Prerequisite(s): French 3 (0523) with a “C” or above.

This course is intended for students seeking to further develop their linguistic skills and gain a deeper understanding of various aspects of French culture. Students learn to express themselves on a more advanced level, not only recounting or predicting personal experiences, but also making inquiries, offering opinion and insight in hypothetical terms on various topics of cultural interest. Students explore plot development, discuss relevant themes, examine historical context and analyze characters in French films. Students hone their comprehension skills using authentic short stories, fables, poems, songs and advertisements from the target culture. Students are required to participate daily in class in French. Assessments may include oral and written tests and quizzes, skits, projects, essays and class presentations.