This course requires 2 options.
Year 9 French - Full Year
Teacher in Charge: Mrs F. Elmes
WHAT THE COURSE WILL COVER:
This course is designed to introduce students to the French language, culture and customs. Students will study the basics of the language, French culture, geography and "savoir vivre".
METHODS OF LEARNING:
During the course, students will develop their awareness of the French language using textbooks, videos and DVDs, online French learning sites, role playing and songs. Students are strongly encouraged to utilise the Language Perfect programme as part of the course.
WHERE DOES THE SUBJECT LEAD:
Learning French up to NCEA Level 3 enables the students to enrol at University to further their study of the language. Opportunities available to students who have studied French include: working for French/International companies, any career requiring communication skills (legal representatives, journalism, marketing and sales), hospitality and tourism industries, as well as teaching.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
A BYOD device is recommended for this course
Education Perfect is an online self‐directed learning tool for mastering vocabulary, grammar and writing systems. There is a contribution of approximately $20 a year for this.
Other possible activities include:
French breakfast $5.00
French film festival $9.50
Recommended Prior Learning
This options course runs for three periods per week for a full year.