French

From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.

For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA

Key contacts 

 
 

Embassy of France in Australia 

Curriculum

Victorian Curriculum French  contains information and resources to support implementation of Victorian Curriculum French including the Rationale and Aims, Structure, Scope and Sequence and Resources which provide links to the Victorian Curriculum F-10 Resources and Support and Curriculum Planning Resources.

Pedagogy

Approaches to languages education provides information about the types of languages programs in Victorian schools.

AIM Language Learning website contains information about the Accelerative Integrated Methodology, a gesture approach to language learning.

Online resources

Languages Online - developed by the State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development) offering free interactive resources for Languages teachers and students
 
RUMACCC  − Petit Poussin va se promener, the first in a series of free and downloadable early readers in French and other languages
 
Ecoutez Bien− online listening activities for VCE students
 
TiVi5 Monde Plus − televised French language programming for children from 3 years of age
 

La Maternelle de Moustache − free downloadable worksheets for pre-school and primary school students learning French

Language and culture

SHARED HISTOIRES Mémoires Héritées, Histoires Partagées - As part of the commemoration of the First World War, secondary schools in France, New Zealand and Australia are invited to engage in collaborative projects on WW1.
 
Berthe Mouchette Poetry Competition  − French poetry competition for Year 3 to Year 12 students
 

Melbourne French Theatre − interactive French theatre performances suitable for primary and secondary students 

Educational kits

Immigration Museum -‘Vers de nouveaux rivages: Un kit pédagogique pour les années 5 à 10’ - Francophone migration: a resource for teachers and students of French based on the Immigration Museum of Melbourne’s exhibits.

Immigration Museum – ‘Question d’identité: ressources pédagogique pour les années 10 à 12’ - Based on the Immigration Museum permanent exhibition Identity: Yours, Mine, Ours the resources offer students from year 10-12 and teachers the opportunity to explore the Museum collections of objects and stories about identity through the French language.

National Gallery of Victoria  − an extensive collection of permanent and temporary art exhibitions 

ACMI - Languages programs − opportunity for students of French to explore language through film 

Contact

For queries relating to French language education, contact: languages.query@edumail.vic.gov.au   

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