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. Students must choose either AS 91122 or AS 91120 and may choose AS 91119 as an additional optional Achievement Standard.

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