Year 8 French

LEVEL: Year 8

LENGTH: Full Year

Recommended background: This course is for beginners. It is not suitable for students who have studied in France and who are proficient background speakers.

Content:

Course used: Tapis Volant 1

Students will be introduced to the study of French through the development of:

  • Their ability to communicate in French
  • Knowledge and understanding of French culture and society and the capability to move between French and English and to make comparisons
  • Language learning skills

Communicative topics studied include self and family, nationality, animals, school routines, time, food and drink, leisure activities, physical characteristics, music and describing people.

Assessment:

Students’ performance will be determined according to the subject’s Achievement Standards as outlined in the Australian Curriculum Framework. Grades A to E will be used for reporting purposes.

Assessment contains aspects of intercultural literacy; listening; speaking; reading and writing with an emphasis placed on interactive communication skills.

Special Requirements: Activity Book 1

Leads to:  Year 9 French