Teacher in Charge: Mrs V. Jonas
This course helps students gain the confidence and skills to communicate in real-life situations and further their understanding of French culture. Students further develop the four main language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - while learning about a variety of topics such as holidays, shopping, daily routine, making travel and accommodation arrangements, going to the doctor, using public transport, ordering food in a restaurant and comparing life of young people in New Zealand and French-speaking countries. Emphasis is on coping in a French speaking environment.
Internal assessment: up to 14 credits. External assessment: up to 10 credits.
Possible competitions: Language Perfect Championships, NZALT French Speaking Competition.
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 10 French or Curriculum Leader discretion based on proficiency in French.