NCEA Level 2 French
Level 2
Number of Credits: up to 19

Entry Recommendations: Completion of NCEA Level 1 French or in consultation with the Head of Faculty.

Course Outline: This course moves from the immediate self, emphasised at Level 1, to focusing on perspectives of others. Students further develop linguistic and intercultural competence acquired in Level 1 French. They learn to convey and exchange information, ideas and opinions about familiar situations and topics, such as future plans, health and well-being, leisure, French speaking communities outside France and latest trends in the culture.

Skills developed in the course

  • Intercultural communicative competence
  • Listening skills: understanding of spoken texts on familiar matters
  • Reading skills: understanding of written and visual texts on familiar matters
  • Speaking skills: communicating orally using effective language
  • Writing skills: communicating in writing about a variety of familiar topics

Course Costs: Approximately $60 to cover field trips, online subscription and competitions.

The course leads to: NCEA Level 3 French

Assessment: Components of this course will be selected from the following standards to suit individual learning needs.

AS 91118
Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken French texts on familiar matters
5 Credits
AS 91119
Interact using spoken French to share information and justify ideas and opinions in different situations
5 Credits - optional
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 8
AS 91120
Give a spoken presentation in French that communicates information, ideas and opinions
4 Credits - optional
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 9
AS 91121
Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual French text(s) on familiar matters
5 Credits
AS 91122
Write a variety of text types in French to convey information, ideas and opinions in genuine contexts
5 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 4, Week 1
Level 2 French