K YOUNG DBC

K YOUNG DBC


DCS-3color-original_PACERS-300RGB.jpgMme Kimberly Young

 Hayes High School

youngki@delawarecityschools.net

740-833-1010 ext. 4460

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French 2

French 2 is a more intensified continuation of the first level with emphasis on proficiency in listening, reading, writing, and speaking.  Both students and the teacher will speak in French.  Authentic listening and reading selections are present.  The course strengthens and expands the students' control of the basic language structures and increases their vocabulary. Progress will be assessed using vocabulary and grammar quizzes, plus performance assessments in speaking, reading, writing, and listening.  The semester exams are also performance assessments.  
 

French 3

This course continues to increase students' ability to read, write, speak, and listen in French. French 3 focuses on students' control of more advanced language structures.  Cultural material is presented within the context of the units focusing on authentic listening and reading selections.  Both students and teacher will speak in French.  Writing compositions are more developed at this level.  Progress will be assessed using vocabulary and grammar quizzes, plus performance assessments in speaking, reading, writing, and listening.   The semester exams are also performance assessments. (/div>

 

French 4 (College Credit Plus--Wright State University)

This course further improves upon the student's ability to listen to read, write, and speak French. Course taught primarily in French.  Advanced grammar and syntax are studied in the course.  Cultural material is presented within the context of the chapters and coordinated with the reading selections, which include abridged short stories and non-fiction texts.  There are also short films that accompany each unit in the second semester.  Students can earn up to 6 semester hours of college credit in this course.

 

Advanced Placement French Language and Culture

Students who have successfully completed French 4 are able to take this course. This course will be challenging--in pace and content--so high motivation and responsibility are a necessity, as is a love for the language and culture.  This course emphasizes communication by applying the modes of communication in real-life situations.  This include vocabulary usage, language control, communication strategies, and cultural awareness and appreciation.  The course is taught almost exclusively in French.  Evaluations are modeled after the AP exam focusing on interpreting print and audio texts.  Written responses to a prompt will also be incorporated, as well as speaking assessments.  The required test involves a prepaid fee that is determined by the College Board.  Completion of this test is required of all students in this course.  

 

 

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