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FSF2D Core French – Grade 10 (Academic)

Course Details

  • 2. Grade 10

PREREQUISITE: Core French, Grade 9, Academic or Applied

GRADE: 10 (Academic)

AVAILABILITY: Full-time – All Campuses, Private – All campuses, Blyth Academy Online

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Course Overview

FSF2D online provides opportunities for students to communicate in French about personally relevant, familiar, and academic topics in real-life situations with increasing independence. Students will exchange information, ideas, and opinions with others in guided and increasingly spontaneous spoken interactions. Students will continue to develop their language knowledge and skills through the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. In FSF2D online, students will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will continue to develop the skills necessary to become life-long language learners.

UNIT ONE
Qui êtes-vous?

Essential Question: What strategies can help a second language speaker in conversation?

Dans cette unité nous ferons connaissance et nous en apprendrons plus sur les autres avec le vocabulaire de présentation. Nous réviserons les temps du présent et du passé-composé, et travaillerons la compréhension orale avec des dialogues.

In this unit, students will get acquainted and learn more about others by using presentation vocabulary. Students will also review the present and the past grammar tenses and practice their oral communication skills by using these tenses through various dialogues.

UNIT TWO
Les informations

Essential Question: What makes a destination an ideal place to visit?

Dans cette unité nous analyserons les différentes façons de communiquer des informations. Que ce soit dans un journal papier, à la télévision, à la radio où sur internet, nous utilisons tous les moyens pour connaitre l’actualité. Mais comment écrit-on un article de journal ? Quelles sont les différentes rubriques d’un journal télévisé. Qu’est-ce qui est important et qu’est-ce qui est intéressant. Nous allons regarder à différentes sources d’informations et écrire nous même notre propre journal. Nous allons également en apprendre plus sur la grammaire avec les pronoms relatifs et les prépositions des pays.

In this unit, students will analyze the different ways of communicating information. Whether in the newspaper, on television, on the radio or on the internet, we use different methods to obtain information about the news. But how do you write a newspaper article? What are the different sections of the news of television? What is important and what is interesting? students will look at different sources of information and write their own newspaper. Students will also learn more about grammar with relative pronouns and prepositions used for countries.

UNIT THREE
La culture française

Essential Question: How do language and culture define and contribute to identity?

Dans cette unité nous en apprendrons plus sur les fêtes et traditions françaises. Nous analyserons certaines fêtes pour comprendre leur valeur culturelle et nous regarderons en détails le calendrier français et ses particularités. Nous introduirons un nouveau temps du passé : l’imparfait. Nous le comparerons avec le passé composé afin de voir leurs différentes utilisations en contexte. Puis nous étudierons les conjonctions de coordinations (mais, ou, et, donc etc…) ces petits mots qui servent à alléger notre récit.

In this unit, students will learn more about French festivals and traditions. Students will analyze certain holidays to understand their cultural value. Students will also be taking a look, in detail at the French calendar. Students will also be introduced to a new grammar tense: the imperfect. Students will compare it with the past tense to see their different uses in context. Then students will study the placement of conjunctions (but, or, and, so etc.). This tense will help students to enhance their writing abilities.

UNIT FOUR
Fous de sport

Essential Question: How do sports unite people globally?

Dans cette unité nous parlerons de sport. Nous apprendrons le vocabulaire sur différentes activités sportives. Nous allons également voir comment faire une description de photos en donnant un maximum de détails. Pour la grammaire nous analyserons les pronoms objet directs et indirect et leur position dans la phrase. Et enfin nous introduirons un nouveau mode de conjugaison, le subjonctif.

In this unit, students will talk about sports and vocabulary associated with different sports activities. Students will also learn how to effectively describe photos by ensuring there are sufficient details. Students will also study and analyze the direct and indirect object pronouns and their position within a sentence. Finally, students will be introduced to another form of conjugation: the subjunctive.

UNIT FIVE
Notre planète

Essential Question: Is culture and language linked to how we as a people care for our planet?

Dans cette unité nous nous intéresserons à notre planète et à notre environnement. Nous observerons les défis auxquels nous faisons face afin de maintenir un environnement sain. Nous verrons les solutions proposées à plusieurs niveaux (gouvernemental, local et familial). Nous apprendrons le mode du conditionnel afin de parler d’hypothèses, de faire des suggestions et employer la politesse. Puis nous nous intéresserons aux phrases impersonnelles pour exprimer des généralités importantes ou des interdictions.

In this unit, students will be studying the planet and their environment. Students will also analyze the challenges they face in maintaining a healthy environment. Students will explore the proposed solutions on several levels (government, local and family). Students will also learn the conditional grammar tense to discuss assumptions and make suggestions regarding various topics of discussion. Then students will also focus on impersonal sentence formations to express important generalities.

UNIT SIX
La santé

Essential Question: How are language, culture and health related?

Dans cette unité nous parlerons de notre santé. Nous analyserons les différents aspects de notre capital santé et comment en prendre soin. Nous apprendrons le vocabulaire lié à notre santé ainsi que les expressions. En grammaire nous apprendrons comment utiliser les verbes réfléchis ainsi qu’un autre aspect du passé-composé. Enfin nous étudierons un texte sur un sujet d’actualité en rapport avec notre thème.

In this unit, students will talk about their health. They will analyze the different aspects of their health and how to take care of themselves. Students will learn vocabulary related to their wellness as well as important expressions. In terms of grammar, students will learn how to use reflexive verbs as well as another aspect of the past-compound. Finally, students will study a text on a current topic related to health and wellness.

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