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AP French Language and Culture

Credits: 1

This course, conducted entirely in French, includes individual speaking practice and analysis of more advanced grammatical concepts and structures. Students at this level work toward a proficiency in French that will prepare them for the AP Language and Culture exam. Students at this level are able to: support opinions, explain in detail, and hypothesize; sustain understanding over longer stretches of time; read and comprehend more abstract and linguistically complex texts; and write about a variety of topics with significant precision and detail. Discussions, presentations, projects, readings, and research are vehicles through which students explore the literature, history, and culture of the Francophone world.


Prerequisite: French IV (Accelerated) with a grade ≥ 85 or with departmental approval