French 5 attempts to consolidate and practice the student's knowledge of French attained in earlier classes, while expanding vocabulary and exposure to French culture. Emphasis will be placed upon listening, speaking and reading, although writing will not be neglected. The main components of the course are listed below.
There will certainly be other activities as well. Access to the French Internet should yield some interesting activities during the year. We'll also view some French movies, and don't forget those bonus questions!
- Connaissances et réactions Intended by the authors as preparation for the AP French exam, we will use this text for advanced grammar and vocabulary study.
- Suivez la piste We now own the student texts that accompany this series. We will return to the beginning for a review, then continue on to the end of the story. We will also do the grammar review and practice sections in the book.
- Café des rêves This video series of 5 episodes is the story of a group of French teenagers who take over the management of a café. There's romance, racism, adventure and mystery. Will Serge return Nathalie's love? Will Isabelle's mother accept her Algerian boyfriend? What's the mysterious Wayne really up to?
- Jeunes Francophones Boss MC, Cécile and Isabelle return in this video series. You'll learn about young people's attitudes toward clothes, sports, leisure activities, work, food, the media and other topics, as you sharpen your listening skills.
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