Students should ignore any reference in the course material to a Provincial Exam, as the
Ministry of Education removed this requirement in Sept 2011.
En Direct 2 (Prentice-Hall Canada Inc.)
En Direct 2 Cahier (Prentice-Hall Canada Inc.)
Avec Brio (Pearson Education)
En Direct 2, Activites Unite 1-5 CD
Evaluating Oral Proficiency in Core French DVD
Jeunes Francophones Programs 1–5 DVD
Blank audio tape
Supplies provided by students:
English/French dictionary. Find one that gives a description of irregular verbs. Two suggested dictionaries are: Collins French Dictionary and Grammar (Harper Collins) or Websters French/English Dictionary (Websters).
Use of an audio tape recorder and CD/DVD player are required for this course.
Module 1: Franco-tour
Section 1: Travel within the French-speaking world
Section 2: Possibilities for language study and immersion programs; reasons for learning a language
Section 3: Video: Jeunes Francophones
Section 4: An introduction to the kinds of questions usually seen on a provincial exam.
Section 5: Preparing a project; reviewing for Module 1 Test
Module 1 Test (listening and written) covers the work of Module 1.
Module 2: Magazine Sons & Images
Section 1: Categories of artists and art forms; questioning and summarizing skills; using à and de
Section 2: Reacting to musical genres; subjunctive mood; expressions to indicate feelings and reactions
Section 3: Concept of beauty as expressed in the visual arts; use of inversion rather than est-ce que
Section 4: Activities dealing with the creative experience.
Section 5: Provincial examination preparation relating to the creative experience.
Section 6: Preparing a project; reviewing for Module 2 Test
Module 2 Test (listening and written) covers the work of Module 2.
Module 3 : Droit au but Images
Section 1: Aspects of the law as presented in the media, stating arguments; infinitif passé
Section 2: Methods of questioning, description and narration; using passé composé; imparfait and plus-que-parfait to describe situations and events
Section 3: Ecology, endangered animal species, depletion of the ozone layer; interviewing skills, summarizing, seeking clarification; using quel and lequel
Section 4: Current medical trends, creating and answering a survey; using si + imparfait + conditionnel
Section 5: Technology and its applications; using futur simple to discuss future events, futur antérieur tense
Section 6: Provincial examination preparation
Section 7: Presenting project, reviewing for Module 3 Test
Module 3 Test (listening and written) covers the work of Module 3.
Module 4: Flashmédia
Section 1: Print media discussion of social issues, producing persuasive messages, slogans, short messages, advertisements, press release; le present, le futur simple, les pronoms objets, le subjonctif, les questions, l’impératif, le participe présent
Section 2: Electronic media, oral presentation skills, body language; persuasion; infinitif and subjonctif, using conjunctions and conjunctive locutions to connect ideas
Section 3: Preparing a project on this module; reviewing for the Module 4 Test
Section 4: Practising examination skills
Module 4 Test (listening and written) covers the work of Module 4.
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