6, 7, 8, 10F, 20F, 30S, 40S

The French program is based on the communicative approach, encompassing reading, writing, listening and speaking skills as well as French cultural information and appreciation. Students have the opportunity to participate in various field trips and European Study Tour. Junior classes are split into regular and advanced groups according to students’ abilities and background in French. Oral ability is a key focus throughout all grades.

More intensive study of literature, music and poetry is incorporated in Senior High.

20F

Prerequisite: French 10F

Basic French with expanded oral, reading and writing skill development and a continuation of cultural information, as well as increased grammatical study.

30S

Prerequisite: French 20F

Expansion of French 20F including literature by French and French Canadian authors. Emphasis on oral and written communication.

40S

Prerequisite: French 30S

This is the final of a six-year French program. It includes cultural information, oral presentation, discussions, lyrical analysis and short stories. Written, oral, reading and listening skills are developed.