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Course Descriptions

Honors French 4.0 

Prerequisite: French 3.0 or French 3.5 Note: This course earns a weighted grade and requires more in-depth study. Students should carefully consider the extra time needed for this more challenging course. This course is eligible for college credit.

In this full-year course, students are expected to participate in and maintain conversation totally in French during the class. Students build an extensive reading, speaking and listening vocabulary through use of authentic materials representative of French-speaking cultures. Students also study advanced grammar structures, idiomatic expressions, and nuances of the French language. More emphasis is placed on summary and synthesis in journal and composition writing than in previous years. Performance tasks are a consistent part of assessment. Students may also enroll for College Now credit. Students may consider taking the Advanced Placement (AP) French Language Exam at the end of this course. In order to promote language proficiency, this class is taught entirely in French.

Advanced Placement French Language

Prerequisite: Honors French 4.0 Note: This course earns a weighted grade and requires more in-depth study. Students should carefully consider the extra time needed for this more challenging course. This course is eligible for college credit.

In this full-year course, students are expected to participate in and maintain conversation totally in French during the class. Students build an extensive reading, speaking and listening vocabulary through use of authentic materials representative of French-speaking cultures. Students also study advanced grammar structures, idiomatic expressions, and nuances of the French language. More emphasis is placed on summary and synthesis in journal and composition writing than in previous years. Performance tasks are a consistent part of assessment. This course focuses on preparing students for the Advanced Placement (AP) French Language Exam. order to promote language proficiency, this class is taught entirely in French.