French Language and Culture AP




    Grade: 12 

    French Language,Advanced Placement  is based on content established by the College Board Emphasizing the use of the French language for active communication, the AP French Language course has as its objectives the development of Spoken Interpersonal Communication, Written Interpersonal Communication, Audio, Visual, and Audiovisual Interpretive Communication, Written and Print Interpretive Communication, Spoken Presentational Communication, Written Presentational Communication,. Course content might best reflect interests shared by the students and the teacher, e.g. the arts, current events, sports, etc.  Students develop language skills that are useful in themselves and can be applied to various activities and disciplines rather than being limited to any specific body of subject matter. Extensive practice in the organization and writing of compositions should also be emphasized.  
    A comprehensive description of this course may be viewed on The College Board AP Central website.

    The State of Indiana requires students to sit for AP exams in order to qualify for the Academic Honors Diplomas as well as the new Graduation Pathway requirements.  Therefore, any student at Noblesville High School enrolled in a College Board Advanced Placement course will be required to sit for the corresponding exam.  Cumulative grade point averages will be re-calculated retroactively without the grade weight for students who do not take the exam.  The cost of AP assessments are decided by the College Board and are currently $98 with a $7 administration fee at Noblesville High School.

    Prerequisites:  French I, II and III
    • A one year course (2 credits earned)
    • Fulfills a World Language requirement for the Core 40 with Academic Honors diploma or counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for any diploma