The French Immersion program is designed to develop in students a high degree of proficiency in French. Students will have the opportunity to take French Language Arts, Études Sociales, Mathématiques and Sciences. The goal of the French Immersion program at SACHS is to obtain a minimum of 40 credits in courses taught in French over three years. This will allow students to earn a SACHS Bilingual Certificate. Students who earn 60 credits in courses taught in French including 15 credits in French Language Arts, will be awarded a SACHS Bilingual Certificate with distinction. It is recommended that students take at least 1 course in French each semester.
FRENCH LANGUAGE ARTS 10-1, 20-1, 30-1
Designed for French Immersion students, the goal of these courses is to continue to develop oral and written language skills in French. Students develop vocabulary, grammar and language structure skills while gaining an appreciation for classic and contemporary literature from Canada and the World.
ÉTUDES SOCIALES 10-1, 20-1, 30-1
These courses follow the provincial Social Studies curriculum and are taught in French. Language comprehension in both oral and written French is enhanced through the study of relevant Canadian issues, with a focus on globalization, nationalism, and ideology.
MATHÉMATIQUES 10C, 20-1, 20-2, 30-1, 30-2
These courses directly follow the provincial Mathematics curriculum and are taught in French. Students are able to learn the Alberta curriculum while developing their language skills.
SCIENCES 10, BIOLOGIE 20 / 30, CHIMIE 20 / 30, PHYSIQUES 20 / 30
These courses directly follow the provincial Science curriculum and are taught in French. Students are able to learn the Alberta curriculum while developing their language skills.