Year 11 French - Beginners' Practical French

Course Description

In 11 Practical French students will begin to learn to pronounce French correctly and will memorise useful phrases to use while travelling or working with French-speaking visitors to Aotearoa New Zealand. They will work in pairs and small groups to carry out role plays to demonstrate their communication skills in French. They will also research, plan and present their learning as a slideshow of their “virtual trip” to France and another French-speaking country.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Communication - speaking and listening to French.
  • Greetings and Manners - cultural differences.
  • Information Use and recall - memorising, researching, evaluating and decision-making.
  • Listening and Responding at the Airport and Passport control - flight numbers, dates, spelling names and places.
  • Technology skills - correct use of online translators, online pronunciation help, slide presentations etc.
  • Shopping using French money - numbers/sizes/colours/clothes. 
  • Systems thinking - appreciating that a language is a system of thought that reflects a culture.
  • Where to visit - Regions of France/ other French-speaking countries.

  • Means of transport - depending on your budget.

  • Where to eat and where to stay -  depending on your budget.

  • Restaurant/café language. 

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Resources Required

1 x 1B5 Exercise book