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FSF4U Core French – Grade 12 (University)

Course Details

  • 4. Grade 12

PREREQUISITE: Core French, Grade 11, University Preparation

GRADE: 12 (University)

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

THE ONTARIO CURRICULUMFrench as a Second Language


Course Overview

FSF4U online provides extensive opportunities for students to speak and interact in French independently. Students will apply language-learning strategies in a wide variety of real-life situations and will continue to develop their creative and critical thinking skills through responding to and interacting with a variety of oral and written texts. In FSF4U online, students will also continue to enrich their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary for life-long language learning.

UNIT ONE
L'histore de la langue française

Essential Question: How does exploring the history of a language help us understand its structures and the culture of its speakers?

Cette unité est à propos de l’histoire de la langue française. Pour la grammaire, il y a un revoir des verbes et les pronoms interrogatifs. Il y a aussi de nouveaux mots de vocabulaire.

In this unit, students will learn about the history of the French language. In terms of grammar, students will review previously studied verbs and interrogative pronouns. Students will explore new vocabulary words as well.

UNIT TWO
Le Petit Prince

Essential Question: How are literary devices used in a French novel? What role does the novel Le Petit Prince play in French culture?

Dans cette unité, tu vas lire le court roman Le Petit Prince par Antoine Saint-Euxpéry. Tu vas explorer les messages, les thèmes et les symboles dans l’histoire. En grammaire, tu vas apprendre comment utiliser le faire causatif, l’infinitif passé, et le subjonctif.

In this unit, students will read the short novel “The Little Prince” by Antoine Saint-Euxpéry. Students will explore the message, themes and symbolism in the story. Students will also explore the causative, past infinitive, and the subjunctive verb tenses.

UNIT THREE
L'École des femmes (School for Wives)

Essential Question: What is the role of Molière and drama in French culture?

Dans cette unité, tu vas lire la pièce de théâtre L’École des femmes, par Molière. Tu vas pratiquer le français oral et apprendre comment faire les liaisons.

In this unit, students will read the play “L’École des Femmes” by Molière. Students will practice their oral communication in French and learn how to make connections between the text and themes.

UNIT FOUR
Les Contes de fées

Essential Question: What is the role of fables, folk tales, and fairy tales in French culture? 

Dans cette unité, tu vas lire quelques contes de fées par Charles Perrault. Tu vas apprendre comment écrire une dissertation comparative et écris une dissertation à 1000 mots.

In this unit, students will read fairy tales by Charles Perrault. Students will learn how to write a comparative essay and produce a 1000 word written composition.

Please consult our Frequently Asked Questions Page or the Exam section within your course for more details on final exams and the exam fee. More information can also be found in our Student Handbook.

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