NCEA Level 3 French

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Boyle-Curnow

13FRE - French

At this level, oral and written confidence and accuracy, cultural awareness and depth of thinking become evident in students’ work. Students are capable of discussing more complex issues in thematic studies and literature.

The language skills practised include developing an argument, communicating certainty and doubt, and responding to selected literary texts.

Topics studied:

  • Youth
  • Immigration
  • Environment
  • Politics
  • History
  • Your future 
  • le Petit Prince
  • Amelie (film)

N.B. You can choose either the interaction or the spoken presentation standards

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is a course contribution of $30 to cover digital resources.
Students are expected to supply their own stationary.

Recommended Prior Learning

14 credits in NCEA Level Two French, or HOD approval

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91543 v2 French 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken French texts
A.S. 91544 v1 French 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in French that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
A.S. 91545 v1 French 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken French to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
A.S. 91546 v1 French 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual French texts
A.S. 91547 v1 French 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear French to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

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