French 1

Course ID: 251113
 
Open to Grade: 9-12
 
UC a-g: E
 
Prerequisite: None
 
The major emphasis of these courses is to develop personal communication skills in the target language. The students have opportunities to listen and read for comprehension, and to speak and to write in basic patterned and planned responses with some spontaneous conversations. The curriculum includes the following: vocabulary development, pronunciation practice, development of listening and reading comprehension skills, short writing assignments, and reading authentic materials as well as grammar skills as they relate to topics studied. Emphasis is placed on listening, reading and writing. These are the first skills acquired by novice learners. Students will be introduced to culture appropriate to the level of the language they are studying.