• Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: French I

    Subject: Foreign Language

    Grade Level(s): 8

       

    Synopsis of Curriculum

    This course offers an introduction to the basic elements of the French language. These basic elements include usage of vocabulary, grammar, listening and speaking skills. Students learn the new language through participation in a wide range of activities. Reading and writing with attention to basic sentence structure is an integral part of the course. Emphasis is placed on learning about the culture of French speaking people around the world. Topics include family, friends, school, café, foods, shopping, summer sports, and travel. Studying a modern world language such as French is beneficial for improving a student’s vocabulary in both English and French, communication skills, cultural awareness, standardized test scores, and is attractive on a resume when applying for a job, especially in the 21st century global workplace.

     

    Units of Study Titles

    Unit One: Getting Acquainted I

    Unit One: Getting Acquainted II

    Unit Two: Everyday Life in Paris

    Unit Three: What are we doing today?

    Unit Four: People and Possessions