Introduction and Aims
The aims in Year 13 are:
- To develop the ability to understand the language from a variety of registers.
- To enable the student to communicate confidently and clearly in French.
- To form a sound base of skills, language and attitudes required for further study, work and leisure.
- To develop insights into the culture and civilisation of the countries where the language is spoken, including the study of literary texts where appropriate.
- To encourage positive attitudes to language learning and a sympathetic approach to other cultures and civilisations.
- To further intellectual and personal development by promoting learning and social skills.
- Grammar revision: present, past and future tense, pronouns, subjonctive
- Start research on research based essay
- Introduction to writing an essay
- France and its culture and problems
- Grammar: historic past, inverted questions, negative form, passive voice, other pronouns, conditional form, present participle, subjonctive
- Research speaking test
- Continue reserach for essay
- World problems and organisations
- Grammar revision: general revision
- Essay Past Papers
- Speaking test practice
- Literature history and beliefs
The teacher assesses candidates' linguistic competence & knowledge of the French society by requiring them to:
- Understand and respond to texts written in French;
- Manipulate French accurately in spoken and extended written forms;
- Select and present information in French, organise arguments and ideas logically
It is highly recommended that students read French books at home and do past papers on their own. They can also watch French films in original version. A dictionnary is necessary for them to do their homework.