Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs V. Jonas

This course builds students’ confidence to express and exchange ideas to establish real, meaningful communication in French and further their understanding of French culture. Students will gain the skills to express opinions, present facts and arguments on school life, relationships, leisure activities, future plans, health, and French-speaking countries.

As the language is developed, we look more deeply at the cultures of French-speaking countries and compare them with New Zealand.

Internal assessment: Up to 14 credits. External assessment: up to 10 credits.

Possible competitions: Alliance Française Speaking Competition, Assessment of French Language Competence (ACER), Language Perfect Online Competition, NZAFT Concours d’Ecriture (French Writing Competition), Ecriture Sans Frontières (Creative Writing Competition).

Recommended Prior Learning

14 credits at NCEA Level 1 French or Curriculum leader discretion based on
proficiency in French.