French Language

Resource: Bien Dit 2! (grade 9 and 10), Bien Dit 3! (grade 11 and 12)

Course Description:

The high school French language course is aimed to strengthen and enrich students’ usage of the French language. The program focuses on the key areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Each lesson introduces new vocabulary and grammar concepts. This course includes a broad series of lessons and activities that offer a variety of modalities for ultimate student engagement and content retention. Each unit contains a series of lessons that include introduction of content, virtual demonstration of that content, and repeated opportunity to practice that content. Throughout the academic year, students apply their knowledge of French in a variety of research projects and their presentations.

German Language

Resource: Genial Klick A2

Course Description:

The German language course content in high school is based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages with an additional focus on conversation (leading interviews, stating opinion, talking about likes and dislikes, discussions, and debates), reading (also authentic material with a pre-reading plan), and essential grammatical elements given by the objectives of an A2 language level and by the learners’ needs and preferences. Students learn about aspects of German culture and way of life. The four language skills – reading, writing, listening, and speaking, are developed along with the introduction of grammar structures and building vocabulary. At the end of the course, students are able to express personal opinions, take part in (simple) discussions, describe past and future events, describing visual impressions and feelings, and talk about travelling, living, food, and friends.