Description: This class will engage students in an exploration of both historical and contemporary French culture and language. It will emphasize communication by applying interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational skills in real-life situations. This includes vocabulary usage, language control, communication strategies, and cultural awareness. This class is worth 1 high school credit.
Grade Level: 9-12 (ages14-18)
Prerequisites: Students need not have any previous experience in French, but experience in Latin is helpful.
Required Materials: Course de Langue et de Civilisation Francaises I (Lecon 1-14) and Course de Langue et de Civilisation Francaises 2 (Lecon 15-25). Other readings from French newspapers, etc., will be assigned. Students will also need a headset microphone (built-in microphones also work).