Middle School French Courses


French-Grade 6
Course Credit:0
Duration:Full Year

This course introduces sixth grade students to basic French vocabulary, phonetics, and grammar. Grammar includes the present tense of “er” verbs and the irregular verbs avoir and être. Students learn how to construct and answer questions, and work with adjective agreement. Emphasis is on communication of basic expressions in French. Vocabulary and grammar are reinforced through activities, which include skits and games. Language laboratory usage is designed to improve pronunciation and auditory skills. The francophone world is explored via geography, music, art and culture. Daily assignments average fifteen to twenty minutes and include memorization of vocabulary.

Textbook Title: Bienvenue


French-Grade 7
Course Credit:0
Duration:Full Year

This course provides seventh grade students with a brief review of the sixth grade curriculum, and introduces new vocabulary. Students will continue their study of the present tense regular and irregular verbs, and be introduced to the future tense. There is additional development of adjective agreement, accompanied by the comparative and superlative structures. Emphasis is on oral presentation, dialogues, and the use of the language lab to maximize the use of the target language. The francophone world via geography, music and art, will complement instruction. Approximately, two hours of homework will be assigned on a weekly basis. The memorization of vocabulary is an on-going assignment.

Textbook Title: Bienvenue (Glencoe series)


French-Grade 8
Course Credit:0
Duration:Full Year

This course provides eighth grade students with a review of the seventh grade curriculum and introduces new vocabulary. Grammar will include the use of reflexive verbs, the past, and pronouns. Emphasis is on communicative proficiency, which includes language lab work. The francophone world via geography, art, and music will complement instruction. Approximately, two hours of homework will be assigned on a weekly basis. The memorization of vocabulary is an on-going daily assignment.

Textbook Title: Bienvenue, Part 2, (Glencoe series)



World Language Department