French and Spanish

French and Spanish2018-06-04T16:20:24+00:00
course pathway chart

Academic French FSF1DI

This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and interact in French with increasing independence, with a focus on familiar topics related to their daily lives. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing by using language learning strategies introduced in the elementary Core French program, and will apply creative and critical thinking skills in various ways. They will also enhance their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Academic
GRADE: 9

INTENSIVE – Core French FSF1DN

This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and interact in French with increasing independence, with a focus on familiar topics related to their daily lives. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing by using language learning strategies introduced in the elementary Core French program, and will apply creative and critical thinking skills in various ways. They will also enhance their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning. Intensive French is for students currently studying intensive French at their elementary school.
COURSE NOTE: Intensive French is for students currently studying intensive French at their Elementary School
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Academic
GRADE: 9

Applied French FSF1PI

This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and interact in French in structured situations, with a focus on everyday topics, and to apply their knowledge of French in everyday situations. Students will develop listening, speaking, reading,and writing skills introduced in the elementary Core French program, through practical applications and concrete examples, and will use creative and critical thinking skills in various ways. They will also enhance their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Applied
GRADE: 9

Core French FSF2DI

This course provides opportunities for students to communicate in French about personally relevant, familiar, and academic topics in real-life situations with increasing independence. Students will exchange information, ideas, and opinions with others in guided and increasingly spontaneous spoken interactions. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. They will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Academic
GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: FSF1DN – INTENSIVE – Core French or FSF1DI – Academic French

Intensive French FSF2DN

This course provides opportunities for students to communicate in French about personally relevant, familiar, and academic topics in real-life situations with increasing independence. Students will exchange information, ideas, and opinions with others in guided and increasingly spontaneous spoken interactions. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. They will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Academic
GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: FSF1DN – INTENSIVE – Core French

Core French FSF3UI

This course offers students extended opportunities to speak and interact in real-life situations in French with greater independence. Students will develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, as well as their creative and critical thinking skills, through responding to and exploring a variety of oral and written texts. They will also broaden their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: FSF2DI – Core French or FSF2DN – Intensive French

Core French FSF4UI

This course provides extensive opportunities for students to speak and interact in French independently. Students will develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, apply language learning strategies in a wide variety of real-life situations, and develop their creative and critical thinking skills through responding to and interacting with a variety of oral and written texts. They will also enrich their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: FSF3UI – Core French

International Languages – Spanish Level 2 LWSBOI

This course provides students with opportunities to further develop their oral communication skills in the language of study, increase their confidence in using the language in practical situations, and continue to investigate related career opportunities. Students will be involved in activities that promote the use of the language in real-life situations. They will also continue their exploration of the culture of countries where the language under study is spoken. Although students will continue to expand their vocabulary and repertoire of language structures, the language they will use at this level will still be simple.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

International Languages – Spanish Level 3 LWSCOI

This course offers students opportunities to further develop their knowledge of Spanish and to enhance their communication skills. Students will use increasingly sophisticated language in a variety of activities that will enable them to speak and write with clarity and accuracy. Students will also enhance their thinking skills through the critical study of literature, and continue to explore aspects of the culture of countries where Spanish is spoken through a variety of print and technological resources.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: LWSBOI – International Languages – Spanish Level 2

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