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Core French
Grade 7: Grammar, Language Conventions, and Vocabulary
Achievement
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Students should develop and apply the language knowledge outlined below through communicative activities in all three strands.
 
 
 
 
Verbs
 
 
 
 
•present tense of the irregular verbs vouloir, pouvoir, partir, sortir, and devoir, with singular and plural subjects         
•double verb constructions (e.g., Je veux écouter de la musique)        
aller plus an infinitive to form le futur proche (e.g., Je vais manger)        
•agreement of verb with compound subject (e.g., Mon ami et moi allons au cinéma)        
•imperative of some regular -er, -ir, and -re verbs        
Adjectives        
•demonstrative adjectives (ce/cet/cette/ces        
•adjectives that precede the noun (e.g., grand, petit, nouveau        
•plural possessive adjectives (notre/nos, votre/vos, leur/leurs        
•singular and plural, feminine and masculine, of some irregular adjectives (e.g.,beau/bel/ beaux/belle/belles        
•agreement, in number and gender, of irregular adjectives with nouns (e.g., les beaux chandails        
Interrogative Constructions        
•subject-verb inversions (e.g., Vas-tu au cinéma?        
Contractions        
•the prepositions à and de plus the definite article (e.g., au/aux, du/des)        
Vocabulary        
•basic vocabulary (e.g., numbers from 0 to 1000; words associated with outdoor and leisure activities, shopping, current events, food, films, television, radio)         
•vocabulary from units under study        
Spelling Rules and Strategies        
•use of related spelling patterns and sounds associated with accents (e.g., aigu, grave, cédille        
•use of resources (e.g., dictionary, text)        
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 Expectations: Copyright The Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1998.  Format: Copyright B.Phillips, 1998.