Ventura High School
Honors French 3-4 (2011-2012)
Honors French 3-4 Combination is being offered periods 4 and 6 this year. Get ready to read "Candide" by Voltaire. - Honors Fran�s 3, Fran�s 4 is a fast-paced, multi-faceted, and challenging development of advanced conversational French and language, and an exploration into French artistic movements, history, politics, poetry, literature, and modes of thought. - It seeks to establish a strong base for continued language development through daily discussion, projects, reading, exams, and approximately 30 minutes of homework a night. - The class encourages student interest in French culture through literature, in-class presentations, music and films. - The class incorporates internet-based research projects, CD, DVD, slides & overhead projection, as well as lecture and in-class oral exercises to achieve its objectives. - The curriculum assumes mastery of basic French conversational skills, and seeks to introduce students to more advance grammar structures as well as more mature cultural topics (e.g. French literature, history, & society)
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Jacques Brel, "Le Moribond," ths song
Click here to listen to the original version of Jacques Brel's "Le Moribond" (1961) which we compare to an English version by Terry Jacks, "Seasons in the Sun" (1974).
Le Moribond, de Brel, les paroles
Voici les paroles pour la chanson "Le Moribond" de Jacques Brel (1961). Nous ferone une comparaison entre cette chanson et "Seasons in the Sun" de Terry Jacks (1974).
Terry Jacks, "Seasons in the Sun," the song
Click here to listen to Terry Jack's 1974 #1 summer hit "Seasons in the Sun," which we will compare to Jacques Brel's original 1961 version "Le Moribond."
Terry Jacks, Seasons in the Sun, paroles
Voici les paroles pour "Seasons in the Sun" de Terry Jacks (1974). Nous ferons une comparaison entre cette chanson et "Le Moribond" de Jacques brel (1961).
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