Education Perfect Senior French Syllabus

Education Perfect works to align our French content with the syllabus of each state.

New South Wales: Beginners Stage 6 Syllabus

Languages aligned to the French Beginners Stage 6 Syllabus

Topic/Theme

LIA Links

Family life, home and neighbourhood
  • Beginner Unit 2: Family and Pets
  • Beginner Unit 10: My House
  • Intermediate Unit 4: Places and Directions
  • Intermediate Unit 8: Daily Routine
  • Advanced Unit 2: Ma vie
People, places and communities
  • Beginner Unit 2: Family and Pets
  • Beginner Unit 5: Countries and Nationalities
  • Beginner Unit 7: Describing People
  • Beginner Unit 10: My House
  • Intermediate Unit 4: Places and Directions
  • Advanced Unit 2: Ma vie
Education and work
  • Beginner Unit 3: The Classroom
  • Beginner Unit 8: School Subjects
  • Advanced Unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail
  • Advanced Unit 5: Going on an exchange to France
Friends, recreation and pastimes
  • Beginner Unit 9: Leisure Activities
  • Intermediate Unit 6: Birthdays and Celebrations
  • Intermediate Unit 7: Making Plans
  • Advanced Unit 2: Ma vie
  • Advanced Unit 5: Going on an Exchange to France
Holidays, travel and tourism
  • Intermediate Unit 5: Going on Holiday
  • Intermediate Unit 10: Past Holidays
  • Advanced Unit 3: Travel and Tourism
Future plans and aspirations
  • Advanced Unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail

New South Wales: Continuers Stage 6 Syllabus

Languages aligned to the French Continuers stage 6 syllabus

Topic/Theme

LIA Links

The individual:

Personal identity:

For example, significant moments.
  • Advanced Unit 2: Ma vie
Relationships:

For example family and friends.
  • Advanced Unit 2: Ma vie
School life and aspirations:

For example, school experiences and post school options.
  • Advanced Unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail
  • Advanced Unit 5: Going on an Exchange
Leisure and interests:

For example, hobbies and sport.
  • Intermediate Unit 7: Making Plans
  • Advanced Unit 5: Going on an Exchange.

The French speaking communities:

Daily life:

For example, routines and city/rural life
  • Intermediate Unit 8: Daily Routine
  • Advanced Unit 5: Going on an Exchange
Arts and entertainment:

For example, cinema and music
  • Advanced Unit 8: Cinéma et littérature française
  • Advanced Unit 10: La culture française dans le monde.

The changing world:

Travel and Tourism:

For example, traveller abroad experiences
  • Intermediate Unit 5: Going on Holiday
  • Intermediate Unit 10: Past Holidays
  • Advanced Unit 3: Travel and Tourism
The world of work:

For example, careers and occupations, men and women in the workplace, unemployment
  • Advanced Unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail
Current issues:

For example, prominent people and events, technology and the environment
  • Advanced Unit 6: L’environnement
  • Advanced Unit 7: Technology and Social Media
  • Advanced current events Units.

The young peoples’ world:

For example, youth cultures.
  • Advanced Unit 7: Technology and Social Media
  • Advanced Unit 5: Living a Healthy Lifestyle and Health Issues

Queensland: French Senior Syllabus

Languages aligned to the Queensland French Senior Syllabus

Topic/Theme

LIA unit:

Unit one: Ma vie/ My world:

Topic one:

Family/carers and friends.
Background units:
  • Beginner unit 2: Family and Pets
  • Beginner unit 7: Describing People
  • Intermediate unit 8: Daily Routine

Advanced level units:

  • Advanced unit 2: Ma vie
  • Advanced unit 5: Going on an Exchange to France
Topic two:

Lifestyle and leisure.
Background units:
  • Beginner unit 9: Leisure Activities
  • Intermediate unit 7: Making Plans
  • Intermediate unit 6: Birthdays and Celebrations

Advanced level units:

  • Advanced unit 5: Going on an Exchange to France
Topic three:

Education
Background units:
  • Beginner unit 8: School Subjects

Advanced level units:

  • Advanced unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail
  • Advanced unit 5: Going on an Exchange to France.

Unit two: L’exploration du monde/ Exploring our world:

Topic one:

Travel
Background units:
  • Intermediate unit 5: Going on Holiday
  • Intermediate unit 10: Past Holidays

Advanced level units:

  • Advanced unit 3: Travel and Tourism
Topic two:

Technology and media
  • Advanced unit 7: Technology and Social Media
Topic three:

The contribution of french culture to the world
  • Advanced unit 10: La culture française dans le monde.

Unit three: Notre société/ Our society:

Topic one:

Roles and relationships
  • Advanced unit 2: Ma vie
  • Advanced unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail. (texts on equality in workplace)
  • Advanced unit 7: Technology and Social Media
  • Advanced unit 4: Living a Healthy Lifestyle (texts on peer pressure and coping with peer pressure)
Topic two:

Socialising and connecting with my peers
  • Advanced unit 2: Ma vie
  • Advanced unit 4: Living a Healthy Lifestyle
    (texts on youth issues)
  • Advanced unit 7: Technology and Social Media
Topic three:

Groups in society
Linked but not directly related:
  • Advanced unit 9: L’Immigration, le racisme et les inégalités.
  • Advanced unit 12: Groups in Society

Unit four: Mon Avenir/ My future:

Topic one:

Finishing secondary school, plans and reflections
  • Advanced unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail.
Topic two:

Responsibilities and moving on:
  • Advanced unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail.

Victoria: VCE French Study Design (2019/20-2023)

Languages aligned to the Victorian Certificate of Education French Study Design 2019-2023

Topic/Theme

LIA Links

The individual:

Personal identity and lifestyles: 

For example, personal opinions and values, adolescence, generational differences, health and wellbeing, leisure, rights and responsibilities, gender issues. 
  • Advanced Unit 2: Ma vie
  • Advanced Unit 4: Health and Wellbeing
  • Advanced Unit 5: Going on an Exchange to France
Relationships:

For example, family and friends, school relationships, work relationships, pets, relationships through social media.
  • Advanced Unit 2: Ma vie
  • Advanced Unit 5: Going on an Exchange to France
  • Advanced Unit 7: Technology and Social Media
Aspirations, education and careers:

For example, forward looking to the future, hopes and concerns, challenges and goals, exchanges and gap years, tertiary options, casual work, occupations and careers, lifelong learning, work–life balance.
  • Advanced Unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail
  • Advanced Unit 5: Going on an Exchange to France
  • Advanced Unit 4: Health and Wellbeing

The French speaking communities:

The francophone world:


For example, the French overseas departments and territories, living in France and francophone countries, traditions and regional life, the French political system, visiting France.
  • Advanced Unit 3: Travel and Tourism
  • Texts still being developed on the French political system and traditions and regional life. 
Historical perspectives:

For example, important historical events, social structures in the past and their influence on the present, colonial France, significant historical figures.
  • Texts still being developed for this unit.
French cultural perspectives:

For example, fashion, cinema, architecture, arts, gastronomy, music, tourism, literature, theatre
  • Advanced Unit 3: Travel and Tourism
  • Advanced Unit 8: Cinéma et littérature française
  • Advanced Unit 10: La culture française dans le monde.
  • Texts still being developed on gastronomy

The world around us:

Global and contemporary society:

For example, cultural and language identity, migration, the place of France in Europe, the European Union’s global influence, effects of humans on nature, social justice, volunteering, charities, an ideal world, travel
  • Advanced Unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail.
  • Advanced Unit 3: Travel and Tourism
  • Advanced Unit 9: L’immigration, le racisme et les inégalités.
  • Advanced Unit 10: La culture française dans le monde
  • Texts still being developed on the place of France in Europe, the European Union’s global influence, social justice, volunteering and charities. 
Communication and media:

For example, the internet, advertising, social media, our connection to screens, newspapers, TV, radio, entertainment, cinema
  • Advanced Unit 7: Technology and Social Media
  • Advanced Unit 8: Cinéma et littérature française
Technology and science:

For example, research, manufacturing, advances and innovations, the impact of technology and science on society, sustainability
  • Advanced Unit 6: L’environnement
  • Advanced Unit 7: Technology and Social Media
  • Texts still being developed on advances and innovations, the impact of Science on Society.

Western Australia: French ATAR Course Year 11

Languages aligned to the French ATAR course: Year 11 syllabus

Topic/Theme

LIA Links

Unit one: C’est la Vie

My Daily Routine:

Students reflect on their daily routine at home and school and popular activities: sport and socialising in their lives and the lives of young French people.
  • Intermediate Unit 8: Daily Routine
  • Advanced Unit 2: Ma vie
  • Advanced Unit 5: Going on an Exchange to France or a Francophone Country 
French Sports and Leisure:

Students consider popular traditional and modern sports and leisure activities enjoyed by French people.
  • Intermediate Unit 7: Making Plans
  • Advanced Unit 5: Going on an Exchange to France or a Francophone Country. (Listening texts 3, 6, reading texts 4, 5 Introduction: Family and leisure activities)
Leading a healthy lifestyle:

Students consider current issues in the global community that relate to healthy living, the importance of physical activity and maintaining a well-balanced lifestyle.
  • Intermediate Unit 9: At the Doctors (listening texts 8, 9, 10 Reading texts 8, 9, 10)
  • Advanced Unit 4: Living a Healthy Lifestyle and Health Issues. (Listening texts 1, 2, 3, 4 reading texts 1, 2, 3 Introduction advice and healthy eating) 

Unit two: Voyages

My travel tales and plans:

Students reflect on their own travel tales and discuss what is essential when planning a trip and travelling at home and abroad.
  • Intermediate Unit 5: Going on Holiday
  • Intermediate Unit 10: Past Holidays
  • Advanced Unit 3: Travel and Tourism
Australia as a travel destination:

Students explore Australia as a destination for French-speaking travellers, and discuss how they would prepare a French speaker for a trip to Australia.
  • Intermediate Unit 4: Places and Directions
  • Advanced Unit 3: Travel and Tourism
Travel in a modern world:

Students consider how technology is changing world travel, influencing the way people plan their holidays, and how they communicate with others while away.
  • Advanced Unit five:Going on an exchange to France or a Francophone Country (Listening text 8, Reading texts 6, 7, Introduction section - using technology while travelling)

Western Australia: French ATAR Course Year 12

Languages aligned to the French ATAR course: Year 12 syllabus

Topic/Theme

LIA Links

Unit three: Les Médias

Technology and me:

Students reflect on the role of technologies in their lives and in the lives of young people in French‐speaking communities.
  • Advanced Unit 7: Technology and Social media
Film and music:

Students develop an insight into the cultures and lifestyles of the French‐speaking communities through examples of francophone films, film clips and music.
  • Advanced unit 8: Cinéma et Littérature française
  • Advanced unit 10: La culture française dans le monde.
In the media:

Students consider the media and its impact on the global community.
  • Advanced Unit 7: Technology and Social media
  • More texts still being developed on the media and its impact on the global community.

Unit four: Le monde qui nous entoure:

Planning my future:

Students reflect on their plans for the future
  • Advanced unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail
Migrant experiences:

Students explore the accounts of French‐speaking migrants to and from French‐speaking communities, to consider reasons for migration, and experiences of participating in a new community
  • Advanced unit 9: L’immigration, le Racisme et les inégalités
Youth issues:

Students consider global youth issues related to coping with pressures: stress, drugs and alcohol.
  • Advanced unit 4: Living a Healthy Lifestyle and Health Issues (Listening text 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 Reading texts: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

BSSS: Beginning French

Beginning French mapped to Languages in Action

Topic/Theme

LIA Links

The  Individual’s Experience


Personal World Beginning
  • Identification (age, nationality, address)
  • Family, relationships (peers and friends) Appearance (physical description, clothes and colours), Character, Daily routine, time, home life
  • Weather
Languages in Action units
  • Beginner unit 1: Greetings and Introductions.
  • Beginner unit 2: Family and Pets
  • Beginner unit 4: Dates and Birthdays
  • Beginner unit 5: Countries and Nationalities
  • Beginner unit 7: Describing people
  • Beginner unit 10: My house
  • Elementary Unit 10: Days of the Week and Weather
Education and Aspirations Beginning
  • School life, types of school, facilities, classroom, extracurricular activities, school calendar
  • Post school options, future ambitions

Languages in Action units

  • Beginner Unit 3: The Classroom
  • Beginner Unit 8: School subjects
  • Beginner Unit 9: Leisure Activities
  • Advanced Unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail

Society and Community

Tourism and Urban Living Beginning
  • City life, transport, directions
  • Shopping for clothes, food and essentials
  • Being a tourist in the city
  • Essential services, banks, post office
  • Hotel reservations, eating out

Languages in Action units

  • Intermediate Unit 1: Ordering in a Restaurant
  • Intermediate Unit 2: Recipes and Shopping for Food
  • Intermediate Unit 3: Fashion and Shopping for Clothes.
  • Intermediate Unit 4: Places and Directions
  • Intermediate Unit 5: Going on Holiday
Cultural Perspectives Beginning
  • Historical/Regional Perspectives

Languages in Action units

  • Material still being developed on this topic.

The World Around Us

Social Issues Beginning
  • Health and Lifestyles
  • Hobbies and entertainment
  • Health and fitness, emergencies (medicines and prescriptions)

Languages in Action units

  • Intermediate Unit 9: Health (at the Doctors and Healthy living)
  • Intermediate Unit 7: Making plans
Work and Technology Beginning
  • The future, professional choices, work skills, phone calls, emails, fax, Internet, technological innovation
  • Media
Languages in Action units
  • Advanced Unit 1: L’Avenir et le Monde du Travail
  • Advanced Unit 7: Technology and Social Media

Lifestyles and Traditions

Popular Culture Beginning
  • Festivals and traditions, special dishes, recipes
  • Comics (Bande dessinée) and cinema, fairy tales

Languages in Action units

  • Intermediate Unit 6: Birthdays and Celebrations
  • Advanced Unit 8: Cinéma et Littérature française
  • Advanced Unit 10: La Culture française dans le monde
The Arts Beginning
  • Arts in regions of France and French speaking countries
  • Visual arts: painting, sculpture
  • Performing Arts: music, dance, theatre

Languages in Action units

  • Advanced Unit 10: La Culture française dans le monde

BSSS: Continuing French

Continuing French: Mapped to Languages in Action

Topic/Theme

LIA Links

The  Individual’s Experience

Personal World Continuing
  • Personal details and qualities
  • Relationships with family and friends
  • Describing home and surroundings
  • Leisure activities
  • Daily routine

Languages in Action units:

  • Beginner Units 1-10
  • Intermediate Units 4, 8
  • Advanced Unit 2: Ma Vie
  • Advanced Unit 5: Going on an Exchange to France
Education and Aspirations Continuing
  • School life and part-time jobs
  • Choosing a career
  • Future plans and aspirations

Languages in Action units

  • Advanced Unit 1: L’avenir et le monde du travail.

Society and Community

Tourism and Urban Living Continuing
  • Travel and tourism
  • Cooking
  • Emerging Economies
  • La Francophonie

Languages in Action units

  • Advanced Unit 3: Travel and Tourism
Cultural Perspectives Continuing
  • Fashion
  • Historical/regional perspectives

Languages in Action units

  • Material being developed in this area

The World Around Us

Social Issues Continuing
  • Health and fitness
  • Environmental Issues
  • Immigration
  • Gender Issues

Languages in Action units

  • Advanced Unit 4: Living a healthy lifestyle and health issues.
  • Advanced Unit 6: L’environnement
  • Advanced Unit L’immigration, le Racisme et les Inégalités
Work and Technology Continuing
  • Different types of work, vocational pathways
  • Technological and scientific innovations
  • Media issues

Languages in Action units

  • Advanced Unit 1: L’avenir et le Monde du Travail
  • Advanced Unit 7: Technology and Social Media

Lifestyles and Traditions

Popular Culture Continuing
  • Cartoons
  • Advertising
  • Music
  • Film

Languages in Action units

  • Advanced Unit 8: Cinéma et Littérature française
  • Advanced Unit 10: La Culture française dans le Monde
The Arts Continuing
  • Visual Arts
  • Literature

Languages in Action units

  • Advanced Unit 10: La Culture française dans le Monde
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