S4 French

Theme 5: La vie scolaire et le monde de travail

Discuss learning and how we feel about school and our subjects

Study and compare different education systems and give our opinion on them.

Towards the end of this topic area, students will be expected to be able to discuss their future plans in French.

An introduction to the world of work, talking about different types of jobs, discussing part time work and how we earn money. Future plans will also be discussed, thus requiring students to use the future and conditional tense.

This unit will also focus on job applications in French, writing CV’s etc.

This unit will focus on environmental issues and This is an important part of the unit as students will be expected to apply for a job as part of the external exam.

Theme 6: Le futur de notre planète

What we need to do in order to secure the future of the planet. Students will be expected to use the language they have learned to produce posters to raise awareness.

Theme 7: Les Citoyens du monde

Global Citizenship is the main theme here. Pupils will look at issues surrounding child soldiers. They will design posters to be displayed around the school, make a RAP song and send off red hands with signatures to the European Parliament in protest.

La Vie en RDC – A look at life for young people in the DRC. This will bring in topic areas such as family life, school and leisure.

Allons en Haïti – A look at life on the French-speaking island of Haïti

Theme 8: La culture française

This unit is designed to help students develop more of an awareness of French culture and traditions and comparing them to our own.

Students will be expected to describe traditional events in both Scotland and other French speaking countries and look at their origins.

Theme 9: La literature française

We will be studying some famous short stories and some poetry in French