French 1A/2A (05050520)

French 1A/2A (05050520)


1.0 Credit; Unweighted
Length: Year; Format: Meets Daily
Grades:  9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite(s): RMS/RHS Teacher Recommendation

This course introduces and reinforces the French language and culture. French 1A/2A proceeds at a moderate pace for language acquisition. Students are guided through the interconnected goals of Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons and Communities, as they develop their language skills. At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to communicate about a variety of topics such as: likes and dislikes, description of their community, daily routine, past experiences, sports, health, travel, shopping, and leisure activities. They will be expected to be able to write short compositions and make brief presentations. Students in French 1A wishing to move on to French 3A must have a “B-“ in the course or better and a teacher recommendation. Students in French 2A wishing to move on to French 3A must have a “C“ in the course or better and a teacher recommendation. Students in level French 1A wishing to move to French 2A must have a “C” and a teacher recommendation. Students wishing to move on to French 2H or French 3H must have an “A” in the course, a teacher recommendation, and must complete a summer assignment to move up to the Honors level.