Advanced Placement French Language and Culture (05050532)

Advanced Placement French Language and Culture (05050532)


1.0 Credit; Weighted

Length: Year; Format: Meets Daily
Grade(s): 11, 12
Prerequisite(s): French 4H (0530) with a “B” or above and teacher recommendation or French 4 (0524) with an “A”, teacher recommendation, extensive summer work and a test before the start of the school year

This course is the culmination of the French AP program and is designed to prepare students for the AP French Language and Culture Exam. The AP course focuses on Interpersonal, Interpretive and Presentational modes of communication emphasizing cultural awareness within six thematic units. These themes are: 1) global challenges, 2) science and technology, 3) contemporary life, 4) personal and public identities, 5) family and communities and 6) beauty and aesthetics. Students will acquire idiomatic expressions, expand their vocabulary, and refine their grammatical skills with the use of authentic French media sources. This class is conducted entirely in French. Students enrolled in this course are expected to take the AP exam in May. (S)