Core French Program
At Markstay P.S. Core French is offered daily for 30 minutes from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8.The program develops basic communication skills in French and an understanding of the nature of the Language, as well as an appreciation of French culture in Canada and in other parts of the world.
The primary Core French program focuses on oral communication skills in French with learning activities based on books, songs, drama, and speaking and listening situations.
The junior and senior Core French program is based on a balanced literacy program, focusing as much on listening and speaking as on reading and writing.
This program offers students a valuable educational experience and the opportunity to develop a basic usable command of the French language that can be expanded through further study or contact with French-speaking people.