High French 3
Number of Credits
Estimated Completion Time
2 segments, 32–36 weeks
Earliest Start Date
French 1, French 2
Continue your journey in the exploration of the French language and the richness of its diverse cultures. In the French 3 course, you will sharpen the increased listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills you acquired in French 1 and 2. Communication remains the main focus through speaking, listening, writing, and reading. You will dive a little deeper into the francophone cultures and apply what you learn through written practice and listening, reading, and speaking exercises.
Follow the link below for the Department of Education description for this course:
- Be familiar with and use vocabulary related to famous francophone people in the United States, French last names and cities in the United States, Canadian settlers, francophone historical contributions, and francophone organizations
- Be familiar with and use vocabulary related to French-speaking people in the world that have influenced cultures around the world, historical francophone figures who still have global influence in the present, and science and inventions from the francophone world.
- Be familiar with and use vocabulary related to getting ready for a trip, local customs/respectful behavior, vacation destinations, alternative lodging in francophone countries, and giving advice.
- Identify and use SHOE verbs, the present progressive, the verb venir with prepositions, savoir vs connaître, relative pronouns, reflexive verbs, and the conditional tense.
- Identify and use the imparfait, passé composé, study the usage of the imparfait and passé composé, study question formation with inversion, and learn about biographies.
- Identify and use reciprocal verbs, interrogative and demonstrative adjectives, imperative, currencies, adverb formation, the future tense, direct object pronouns, narrative essays, expressions with être and avoir, adjectives, and expressions of emotions.
- Be familiar with and use vocabulary related to getting around town in a foreign country, using local forms of transportation, use of public transportation and getting around town, schedules and the 24-hr clock, food and drink experiences in francophone countries, traditions and celebrations in francophone countries, and ancient francophone civilizations.
- Be familiar with and use vocabulary related to artwork, tools, and techniques, influential artistic movements and artists, expressions of history through art, and careers in art.
- Be familiar with and use vocabulary related to literary forms, samples of francophone literature, francophone African literature, francophone myths and legends, francophone theatre, and literary movements across the centuries.
- Identify and use the prepositions pour and par, the pronoun y, the pronoun en with quantity, comparatives with adverbs, the pronoun on, the gerund, compare and contrast essays, and interrogative and demonstrative pronouns.
- Identify and use the subjunctive vs. the indicative moods, the subjunctive with regular verbs and irregular verbs, the subjunctive with impersonal expressions, the subjunctive with doubt and fear, the subjunctive with desire, hope, and requests, prepositions, and indirect object pronouns.
- Identify and use the interrogative with the subjunctive, negative with the subjunctive, impersonal expressions with the subjunctive, the conditional tense, idiomatic expressions, superlatives with the subjunctive, and ordinal numbers with centuries.
Microphone, speakers or headset, device of choice to record video with audio—Chrome browser suggested
Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, the course guides students to reflect on their learning and evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of practice lessons, multiple choice questions, writing assignments, projects, research papers, oral assessments, and discussions. This course will use the state-approved grading scale. Each course contains a mandatory final exam or culminating project that will be weighted at 20% of the student’s overall grade.***
***Proctored exams can be requested by FLVS at any time and for any reason in an effort to ensure academic integrity. When taking the exam to assess a student’s integrity, the exam must be passed with at least a 59.5% in order to earn credit for the course.
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