Level 2 French

12FREN
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. Drabble

The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.

This course aims to develop the students’ ability to communicate confidently in less familiar situations, by extending their language base to cope with topics beyond their immediate personal life. The topics revolve around modern teenage life such as media, popular culture, healthy living, family and relationships.


Course Overview

Term 1
Topics covered: media, new technologies, advertising. Grammar: present tense, modal verbs, reflexive verbs, future tense.

Term 2
Topics covered: French music, cinema and fashion. Grammar: conditional tense, adverbs, perfect tense.

Term 3
Topics covered: Issues that affect young people for example, stress, health and fitness, relationships. Grammar: negative, pronouns, present participle.

Term 4
Grammar revision and practice of skills for the external listening and reading exams.

Pathway

Level 3 French

Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 3 standards achieved in Level 1 French (at least 2 in the Entrance Examination, plus 1 Internal Assessment Standard OR at least 2 Internal Assessment Standards plus 1 in the Entrance Examination)


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91118 v3 French 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken French texts on familiar matters
2
E
5
A.S. 91120 v2 French 2.2 - Give a spoken presentation in French that communicates information, ideas and opinions
2
I
4
A.S. 91121 v3 French 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual French text(s) on familiar matters
2
E
5
A.S. 91122 v2 French 2.5 - Write a variety of text types in French to convey information, ideas, and opinions in genuine contexts
2
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Disclaimer

Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths