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CORE FRENCH FSF1O1
This is an introductory course for students who have little or no knowledge of French or who have not accumulated the minimumof 600 hours of elementary Core French instruction. Students will begin to understand and speak French in guided and structured interactive settings, and will develop fundamental skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through discussing issues and situations that are relevant to their daily lives. Throughout the course, students will develop their awareness of diverse French- speaking communities in Canada and acquire an understanding and appreciation of these communities. They will also develop a variety of skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
This course will enable students to demonstrate respect for the diversity and interdependence of the world’s peoples and cultures as well as a greater understanding of the history, cultural heritage and pluralism of today’s contemporary society. Students will be encouraged to develop attitudes and values founded on Catholic social teaching and enable them to demonstrate a confident and
positive sense of self and respect for the dignity and welfare of others.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
CORE FRENCH FSF1P1
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and interact in French in structured situations, with a focus on everyday topics, and to apply their knowledge of French in everyday situations. Students will develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills introduced in the elementary Core French program, through practical applications and concrete examples, and will use creative and critical thinking skills in various ways. They will also enhance their understanding and
appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
This course will enable students to become effective communicators in French, and encourage them to speak, write and listen honestly and sensitively, responding critically in the light of Gospel values. Students will be encouraged develop attitudes and values founded on Catholic social teaching and enable them to demonstrate a confident and positive sense of self and respect for the dignity and welfare of others.
COURSE NOTE: Minimum of 600 hours of elementary Core French instruction, or equivalent.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Minimum of 600 hours of elementary Core French instruction, or equivalent
CORE FRENCH FSF1D1
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and interact in French with increasing independence, with a focus on familiar topics related to their daily lives. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing by using language learning strategies introduced in the elementary Core French program, and will apply creative and critical thinking skills in various ways. They will also enhance their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
This course will enable students to become effective communicators in French, and encourage them to speak, write and listen honestly and sensitively, responding critically in the light of Gospel values. Students will be encouraged develop attitudes and values founded on Catholic social teaching and enable them to demonstrate a confident and positive sense of self and respect for the dignity and welfare of others.
COURSE NOTE: Minimum of 600 hours of elementary Core French instruction, or equivalent.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Minimum of 600 hours of elementary Core French instruction, or equivalent
CORE FRENCH FSF2P1
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate in French about everyday matters and topics of personal interest in real-life situations. Students will exchange information, ideas, and opinions with others in structured, guided, and increasingly spontaneous spoken interactions. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through using language learning strategies for understanding texts and communicating clearly. They will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will gain an appreciation and respect for Francophone people, their history, and their culture. Students will address issues of bias, inclusivity, and tolerance within Catholic social teachings. Students will apply the Catholic values of collaboration and sensitive to others as they work in individual and group activities.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: FSF1D1 - CORE FRENCH or FSF1P1 - CORE FRENCH
CORE FRENCH FSF2D1
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate in French about personally relevant, familiar, and academic topics in real-life situations with increasing independence. Students will exchange information, ideas, and opinions with others in guided and increasingly spontaneous spoken interactions. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. They will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will gain an appreciation and respect for Francophone people, their history, and their culture. Students will address issues of bias, inclusivity, and tolerance within Catholic social teachings. Students will apply the Catholic values of collaboration and sensitive to others as they work in individual and group activities.
language learning.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: FSF1D1 - CORE FRENCH or FSF1P1 - CORE FRENCH
ITALIAN LWIBD2
This course provides opportunities for students to begin to develop and apply skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the language of study. Students will communicate and interact in structured activities, with a focus on matters of personal interest and familiar topics, and will read and write simple texts in the language. Throughout the course, students will acquire an understanding and appreciation of diverse communities in regions of the world where the language is spoken. They will also develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
The study of the Italian language helps students become effective communicators, more reflective, critical and creative thinkers, as well as discerning believers. The graduate will respect and affirm the diversity and interdependence of the world’s peoples and cultures. As a life-long learner and responsible citizen, the graduate will also be able to make appropriate decisions in light of
Gospel and Church teachings.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 10
CORE FRENCH FSF3U1
This course offers students extended opportunities to speak and interact in real-life situations in French with greater independence. Students will develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, as well as their creative and critical thinking skills, through responding to and exploring a variety of oral and written texts. They will also broaden their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
As a Catholic faith community, we acknowledge and affirm the uniqueness of each person and the diversity of cultures. The study of French is a step towards becoming an effective communicator in both of Canada’s official languages, improving student understanding of self and society. This study promotes individual growth, responsible citizenship and respect for the Catholic teachings of peace, justice, solidarity, and compassion.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: FSF2D1 - CORE FRENCH
CORE FRENCH FSF4U1
This course provides extensive opportunities for students to speak and interact in French independently. Students will develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, apply language learning strategies in a wide variety of real-life situations, and develop their creative and critical thinking skills through responding to and interacting with a variety of oral and written texts. They will also enrich their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
As a Catholic faith community, we acknowledge and affirm the uniqueness of each person and the diversity of cultures. The study of French is a step towards becoming an effective communicator in both of Canada’s official languages, improving students’ understanding of self and society. This study promotes individual growth, responsible citizenship and respect for the Catholic teachings of peace, justice, solidarity, and compassion.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: FSF3U1 - CORE FRENCH