French – English Program

(Basic French)

Guiding Principles

  1. The courses focus on authentic communication, based on students’ interests and experiences.
  2. A balanced literacy based approach (Adobe PDF Document 410 KB) supports increased language proficiency. Teaching methodology follows the cycle of speaking-reading-writing, with a particular emphasis on oral communication.
  3. Culture

  4. Profiles and exemplars in oral language competencies guide student progress and teacher planning.
  5. French culture is regularly integrated into the teaching and learning of French.
  6. The value of learning about other languages and cultures is fostered.