IB French

IB French 4SL
Prerequisite – French 3
5067 – 1 Unit

IB French 5SL (H)
Prerequisite – French 4
5068 – 1 Unit

IB French 6SL (H)
Prerequisite – French 5SL
5069 – 1 Unit

A sequence of two of the three standard level (SL) courses completes review of the basic structures of the language with further study of the more complex structures and technical details. Students will be able to communicate in a range of situations, both written and spoken, and handle the language, grammar, and syntax accurately in a manner appropriate to cultural and social context. Students enrolled in French 5SL may be eligible for JCCC credit (College Now). NOTE: Study of French is highly recommended starting in middle school.

IB Spanish SL

IB Spanish 4SL
Prerequisite – Spanish 3
5222 – 1 Unit

IB Spanish 5SL (H)
Prerequisite – IB Spanish 4SL
5223 – 1 Unit

IB Spanish 6SL (H)
Prerequisite – IB Spanish 5SL
5224 – 1 Unit

This course sequence review the structure of the language with further study of the more technical details. Upon completion, students will be prepared to communicate in a range of situations, written and spoken. they also will be able to handle the language, grammar, and syntax accurately in a manner appropriate to cultural and social context. NOTE: Study of French is highly recommended starting in middle school.

French 1

Prerequisite – None
5010 – 1 unit

French 1 offers a basic understanding of the French language and of the culture and geography of the French-speaking world. Students can expect to understand, speak, read and write French in the context of ordinary daily situations and topics such as family, school, numbers, telling time, sports, and clothing. Learning is enhanced through interactive activities, digital media, role playing, and authentic language activities.

French 1/2 Accelerated

Prerequisite – Teacher and counselor recommendation
5080 – 1 Unit

This course is designed for serious language students who are concurrently enrolled or have completed course work in another world language. This course builds on the student’s prior knowledge of grammatical structure and language learning. The essential learnings and objectives of French 1 and 2 are taught at an accelerated pace. Upon successful completion of the year-long course, students will enroll in French 3 for the following school year.

French 3

Prerequisite – French 2
5030 – 1 unit

French 3 emphasizes oral and written communication through continued study of conversation, writings, readings, grammar and vocabulary study. Students increase their knowledge of the Frenchspeaking world which helps them to better understand their own culture. In order to promote language proficiency, this class is mostly taught in French. More than one language level may be scheduled within one class period.

French 4

Prerequisite – French 3
5040 – 1 unit

French 4 stresses refining the basic skills taught in the first three levels of study. Short composition is stressed as well as an intensive review of grammar. Reading ability is expanded through the reading of a complete literary work. In order to promote language proficiency, this class is taught in French. More than one language level may be scheduled within one class period. Students enrolled in this course may be eligible for JCCC credit (College Now).