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FSF1D
CORE FRENCH - Academic


This course emphasizes the further development of oral communication, reading, and writing skills. Students will build on and apply their knowledge of French while exploring a variety of themes, such as relationships, trends, and careers. Thematic readings, which include a selection of short stories, articles, and poems, will serve as stepping-stones to oral and written activities.

FSF1P
CORE FRENCH - Applied

This course emphasizes the further development of oral communication skills, using the theme of media; the development of oral communication skills will be integrated with the development of reading and writing skills. Students will expand their ability to understand and speak French through conversations, discussions, and presentations. They will also read media-related short stories, articles, poems, and songs and write brief descriptions, letters, dialogues, and invitations.

FSF2D
CORE FRENCH - Academic


This course enables students to increase their knowledge of the French language, further develop their language skills, and deepen their understanding and appreciatiPrerequisite: FSF1D on of francophone culture around the world. Exploring a variety of themes, students will develop and apply critical thinking skills in discussion, in their analysis and interpretation of texts, and in their own writing.

FSF3U
CORE FRENCH - University Prep.


Prerequisite: FSF2D
Students may take FSF3U or FSF4U but not both in the same year. This course draws on a variety of themes to promote extensive development of reading and writing skills and to reinforce oral communication skills. Students will gain a greater understanding of French-speaking cultures in Canada and around the world through their reading of a variety of materials, including a short novel or play and various written assignments, including a formal essay. The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course.

FSF4U
Core French - University


Prep. Prerequisite: FSF3U Students may take FSF3U or FSF4U but not both in the same year.
This course draws on a variety of themes to promote extensive development of French-language skills. Students will consolidate their oral skills as they discuss literature, culture, and current issues, read a variety of texts and write a formal essay. The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized.