S5 French Higher
What will I learn about?
Moving on from National 5, this course teaches you to use detailed and complex written and spoken language.
There are four contexts:
There are 2 mandatory units studied in Higher French:
The purpose of this unit is to provide learners with the opportunity to develop and extend reading and listening skills in the modern language, and to develop their knowledge and understanding of detailed and complex language in the contexts of society, learning, employability, and culture.
The purpose of this unit is to provide learners with the opportunity to develop and extend talking and writing skills in the modern language, and to develop their knowledge and understanding of detailed and complex language in the contexts of society, learning, employability, and culture.
The new Higher French course reflects the Curriculum for Excellence values, purposes and principles. It offers flexibility, and provides more time for learning, more focus on skills and applying learning, and scope for personalisation and choice.
This course provides learners with opportunities to continue to acquire and develop the attributes and capabilities of the four capacities as well as skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work.
Conditions of award
To gain the award of the Course, the learner must pass all of the units as well as the course assessment. Course assessment will provide the basis for grading attainment in the course award.
Skills, knowledge and understanding
- reading, listening, talking and writing skills in a modern language in the contexts of society, learning, employability, and culture
- knowledge and understanding of detailed and complex language required to understand and use a modern language
- developing the skills of translation from one language to another
- applying grammatical knowledge and understanding
Recording & Reporting
Homework is posted in Microsoft Teams.
Use Heriot Watt Scholar and the websites below for independent learning.
Senior Phase French online
BBC Languages http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/
BBC Bitesize French https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zhdxvcw
Bright Red Digital Zone https://www.brightredbooks.net/subjects/
Languages Online https://www.languagesonline.org.uk/Hotpotatoes/index.html
TV Monde 5 http://www.tv5monde.com/
The UNESCO Courier https://en.unesco.org/courier/archives
French Teacher https://www.frenchteacher.net/free-resources/samples/
Senior Phase French on Youtube
Français avec Pierre
All languages free access
This Is Language https://www.thisislanguage.com/
Nutty Tilez https://www.thisislanguage.com/nutty-tilez/
Coffee break languages https://radiolingua.com/
Lightbulb Languages https://www.lightbulblanguages.co.uk/index.htm
Betsy Belle https://betsybelleteach.com/
Free stories in any language https://stories.audible.com/discovery