In this course students will be introduced to the basic skills required for comprehension, conversations, reading and writing in the French language. They will also have the opportunity to explore the many facets of the French speaking world.
This course is a continuation of the basic skills mastered in level I with emphasis placed on oral and written expression. Students will be given the chance to study the culture of French speaking countries as well as to develop an appreciation of the contributions of the French community within the United States and Canada.
In addition to strengthening oral and written expression, this course will enable students to sharpen skills in auditory and reading comprehension. Participation in the culture of the French speaking world through the arts and media will be encouraged. Students will take a three-year Regents examination upon completion of this course.
This course will afford students the opportunity to hone their conversational skills through the reading of dialogues critiques, stories, and letters as well as introduce them to French literature. They will have a chance to communicate through discussions, debates, plays, et al. They are encouraged to enjoy the French language, its peoples, and customs by exploring their lifestyles and sentiments through their language.
This course will prepare the student for the Advanced Placement
Examination in Spanish Language through the study of literary themes,
conversational topics, grammatical, culture and idioms. Emphasis will be placed
on developing oral and reading comprehension skills, as well as expanding
written skills in the target language.