Languages

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Basic French

French Communications and Culture 10G/20G/30S/40S

Is designed to build communication skills (speaking and writing) by interacting with current films, television, music, newspapers, and interviews as well as traditional sources such as textbooks and novels. This course is recommended for Basic French students. The goal of the French program is to expand the communication skills of the students and therefore their chance of social survival in a Francophone environment.

High school graduates who have continued their French: Communication and Culture studies through Grades 12 will receive a French Certificates of Merit.

French Immersion

Francais- FRC 10F/20F/30S/40S

This course provides students with an understanding of the written and spoken French language. They will develop their understanding of grammatical components and further develop their reading comprehension with the use of a variety of sources.  This will be a required course for students hoping to obtain their immersion diploma.*

Leadership 20G (LDS21GF - French Immersion)

This course is designed to teach students skills in leadership, organization, social interaction, long and short term planning, and teamwork.  The course provides an opportunity for students to practice and improve these skills in a school and community setting.  The course involved 50 hours of time spent in class working as group leaders and teaching specific units.  There is also a 50 hour practicum component where students perform leadership type activities outside of their normal classroom time.

Science (SCI10FF)

The course content is the same as SCI10F, with all instruction in French. The course is intended for immersion students.  This will be a required course for students hoping to obtain the French Immersion diploma.

Social Studies (SST10FF)


The course content is the same as SST10G, with all instruction in French. The course is intended for immersion students.  This will be a required course for students hoping to obtain the French Immersion diploma.

*In order for a student to graduate with their French Immersion Diploma they must acquire a total of 14 credits at the following levels from courses taught in French:

  Grade 9 - 4 Credits
  Grade 10 - 4 Credits
  Grade 11 - 3 Credits
  Grade 12 - 3 Credits

Note - See Physed and Social Sciences Guides for other course descriptions.