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Mahomet-Seymour Schools

Curriculum

World Languages – AP French

 

Weekly Objectives for AP French:

 

The learner will be able to express him/herself in French using essential vocabulary from the chapter studied.

 

The learner will be able to listen to and interpret authentic Francophone monologues, dialogues, and songs.

 

The learner will be able to read and synthesize information in various written forms.

 

The learner will be able to speak on a variety of topics.

 

The learner will be able to write on a variety of topics.

 

The learner will be able to incorporate culture into written and spoken work.

 

The learner will be able to practice for the AP French Language test by completing similar exercises with additional textbooks.

 

 

 

 

  

 

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 Learner Objectives for Textbook:  en bonne forme

 

Chapitre 1:  Le present et l’impératif

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze two reading selections.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the present tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the imperative tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to show passage of time with the expression depuis + le present.

 

The learner will be able to distinguish between aller / s'en aller.

 

The learner will be able to use the pronoun on.

 

The learner will be able to give an oral report about current events from the Francophone world.

 

 

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 2:  Le passé composé

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze three reading selections.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the passé composé tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to use combien de temps + passé composé; venir de + infinitif correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and distinguish differences between quitter / s'en aller / partir / laisser / sortir.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 3:  L’imparfait

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the imparfait tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to distinguish when to use the passé compose and when to use the imparfait.

 

The learner will be able to use the expression si + imparfait correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the expressions rappeler / se rappeler / se souvenir de correctly.

 

The learner will be able to use the expression depuis quand + imparfait correctly.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 4:  Le plus-que-parfait

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the plus-que-parfait tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to distinguish when to use the passé compose, imparfait, and plus-que-parfait.

 

The learner will be able to use the expression venir de à l'imparfait + infinitif correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the expressions avoir; revenir, retourner, rentrer (to come back to return) correctly.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 5:  Le passé simple

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the passé simple tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and distinguish usage of mener et porter: emmener, emporter / amener, apporter / ramener, rapporter; servir / se servir; connaître / savoir.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 6:  Le nom et l’adjectif

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the rules of making nouns plural.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the rules of making adjectives agree with the noun they modify.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the rules of adverb formation.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 7:  L’article

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the rules of making nouns masculine or feminine.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply the concept of the indefinite article.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply the concept of the definite article.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply the concept of the partitive article.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the prepositions à, en, dans.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use geographical prepositions.

 

 

  

 

 

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Chapitre 8:  Le comparatif et le superlatif

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply the concept of the comparative with nouns.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply the concept of the comparative with adjectives.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply the concept of the superlative with nouns.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply the concept of the superlative with adjectives.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply supplementary grammar points such as: L'identité, la différence, la proportion; La préférence; Les expressions conduire / aller en voiture / marcher / aller à pied.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapitre 9:  La négation

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply negative expressions in the present and past tenses.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply supplementary grammar points such as: quelqu'un, personne, quelque chose, rien + de + adjectif; ne ... que / seulement; n'avoir qu'à / il n'y a qu'à; il s'agit de; Expressions avec rien.

 

 

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 10:  L’interrogation

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply interrogative expressions in the present and past tenses.

 

The learner will be able to distinguish between formal and informal questions.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply supplementary grammar points such as: penser à Que pensez-vous de ... ?; Les dimensions; Les mesures; l'approximation.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 11:  Les pronoms personnels

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use direct object pronouns in the present and past tenses.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use indirect object pronouns in the present and past tenses.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the object pronoun en in the present and past tenses.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the object pronoun y in the present and past tenses.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use multiple object pronouns in the present and past tenses.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply supplementary grammar points such as: Expressions idiomatiques avec les pronoms en et y; faillir +infinitif; Formules de letters.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 12:  Le verbe pronominal

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze two reading selections.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use verbes pronominaux in the present and past tenses.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply supplementary grammar points such as: tout; Expressions avec coup.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 13:  L’infinitif

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the infinitive construction correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply supplementary grammar points such as: trop ... pour / assez ... pour; Prépositions et adverbes communs.

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 14:  Le futur

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the future tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the futur antérieur tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use expressions with si, quand, lorsque, dès que, aussitôt que, tant que, aussi longtemps que.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply supplementary grammar points such as: donc / alors / aussi; en / dans + les expressions de temps; Les citations; Bien sûr que... Peut-être que...

 

 

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 15:  Le conditionnel

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze two reading selections.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the conditionnel tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the conditionnel passé tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use expressions with si.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply supplementary grammar points such as: aimer mieux au conditionnel; faire mieux de (au conditionnel) + infinitif; devoir.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 16:  Le subjonctif

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the subjunctive tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use the passé du subjonctif tense correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use expressions that use the indicative and ones that use the subjunctive.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply supplementary grammar points such as: il faut; verbes à double construction .

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Chapitre 18:  Les pronoms relatifs

 

The learner will be able to read and analyze one reading selection.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use chapter vocabulary in context.

 

The learner will be able to identify and use relative pronouns correctly.

 

The learner will be able to identify and apply supplementary grammar points such as: pendant / pour; quelque, quelques, quelqu'un, quelques-uns, quelques-unes; chaque, chacun, chacune.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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