Bienvenue aux cours de français à Penn Manor!
Penn Manor students may take five levels of French. It is recommended that college-bound students take at least three years of a language. French IV and V count as honors classes.
Voyageons au Québec! French students at all levels may travel to Québec!
These are some of the topics that are studied in each level:
French I: greetings, introductions, alphabet, numbers, salutations, name, age, family members, foods, beverages, time, weather, adjectives, nationalities, clothing, simple past tense, shopping
French II: professions, phonecalls, personality, weekend plans, pets, meals, table settings, cafés, writing letters, object pronouns, entertainment
French III: body parts, sports, exercise, continuing action in the past, clothing/accessories, comparisons, caring for one’s appearance, daily routines, modern French art, hobbies, the environment, camping
French IV: shopping in specialty stores, the French Revolution, medical vocabulary, numerous verb tense, the subjunctive mood, Le Petit Prince, French music
French V: compound verb tenses, city life, French and Québécois literature, reciprocal verbs, fables, university/professional plans, French in Africa