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.
Possible competitions: Alliance Française Speaking Competition, Assessment of French Language Competence (ACER), Language Perfect Online Competition, NZALT French Speaking Competition.
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 10 French or Curriculum Leader discretion based on proficiency in French.