Aims of Course
- To develop an ability to communicate in the language through the skills of Listening, Talking, Reading and Writing using various media,
- To learn about other cultures through the language,
- To enhance awareness of the relevance of Modern Languages in the world of work today and the value employers place on additional languages.
Description of the Course
Students study relevant topics including family, leisure, holidays, education, future plans and language in work situations. They learn about French culture, other French speaking countries and the relevance of Modern Languages in today’s world. Resources include digitalised recording systems, various ICT programmes and video devices which further enhance their ICT skills. Assessment is carried out through a combination of formal assessments and continuous teacher observation.
Learners will reflect on how they have acquired and learned their first language and how this can assist them in French. Throughout the course of the year they will interact with others in real-life situations, talk about topics of personal interest and deliver presentations in their new language. They will also work in individual, paired and group situations, and establish and maintain contact with French speakers.