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 the European Study Tour.
Junior classes are divided into regular and advanced streams. Those coming to Westgate from the French Immersion Program in Grade 6 and 7 will be placed in the advanced stream. Those students coming in from the French Communication and Culture Program will be placed in the regular stream.
We offer an opportunity to participate In the DELF (Diplôme d’études en langue française) Examination in Grade 12. The DELF is a diploma awarded by the French Ministry of Education to prove the French-language skills of non-French candidates.

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.