Teacher in Charge: Mrs V. Jonas
This course strengthens students’ confidence to express and exchange ideas to establish effective communication in French and further their understanding of French culture. Students will gain the skills to present an argument, discuss current events in France, New Zealand and the world at large. They will learn to express opinions, persuade on several topics such as environmental and social issues. Students are also introduced to French literature, with a study of a French novel. Students are encouraged to read widely.
Internal assessment: up to 14 credits. External assessment: up to 10 credits.
Possible competitions: Language Perfect Championships, Ecriture Sans Frontières (Creative Writing Competition).
Recommended Prior Learning
14 credits at NCEA Level 2 French or Curriculum Leader discretion based on
proficiency in French.
Cultural Interpreter, Translator, Curator, Linguist, Teacher of French, Author, Proof-reader, Editor, Entrepreneur, Event Coordinator, Diplomat, Foreign Language Correspondent, Foreign Service Worker, Government Administrator, Immigration Officer, UN Representative, International Business Advisor, International Aid Worker, Journalist, Lawyer, Historical Site Guide, Travel Agent.,