Year 1 Language Acquisition: French

2018-2019 Course Outline

COURSE:           Language Acquisition: French 6 (Phase 1)

TEACHER:        Anthony Doiron

CONTACT:        anthony.doiron@go.islandpacific.org



French 6 is an introductory level course providing students with information, skills and concepts designed to create a strong foundation for future language learning. In addition to gaining a clear understanding of the French language, students also develop intercultural understanding by learning about Francophone culture in Canada and around the world. The French program at IPS contextualizes language through the use of plays, music, stories, and games. Students will also be using the online Tricolore course, which gives them access to a digital textbook and a variety of interactive activities.

The aims of MYP language acquisition are to encourage and enable students to:



The following units will be covered over the course of the year.



Student Expectations

Required Materials



Island Pacific School uses the International Baccalaureate rubrics to evaluate students in reference to four distinct criteria. In this course, those criteria are as follows:


Criterion  A: Comprehending spoken and visual text 

Criterion B: Comprehending written and visual text 

Criterion C: Communicating in response to spoken, written and visual text 

Criterion D: Using language in spoken and written form

For a complete list of the Language Acquisition criteria and their relevant level descriptors for

PHASE  1, you can download a PDF at the following URL: http://goo.gl/7MuiuH