Teaching French as a Second Language in Ontario Schools
0.5 Credit

This course will provide teacher candidates with an overview of teaching French as a Second Language (FSL) in Core, Extended, and Immersion programs in Ontario at the primary-junior and junior-intermediate levels. Teacher candidates will understand how to operationalize the vision and goals for teaching FSL in Ontario by exploring relevant learning theories and evidence-based practices that support FSL instructional programming, including the Common European Framework (CEFR). The course will emphasize how to plan FSL instruction that reflects the diversity of 'la francophonie' from a local to a global context. French will be the primary language of instruction.

Additional Course Information
Demonstrated oral and written French language fluency. Students must be enrolled in PJ FSL Focus or JI French Teachable programs or approval from the department.
The FSL elective course is open to all Teacher Education Candidates in the BEd program upon demonstrating fluency in oral and written French. J/I TECs with French as a Second Language (FSL) as their area of specialization are required to take EU466 Teaching Methods: French as a Second Language in addition to EU436, and will graduate with qualifications equivalent to FSL Part1 Additional Qualification.
36 hours