The Anglophone stream in Secondary school

English IN SECONDARY SCHOOL

The Lycée Français International de Delhi offers an extended curriculum open to students in all grades with an objective to encourage a fully bilingual education. The program consists of advanced English course and a history-geography course taught in English.

English courses are taught by native or trained English teachers who are certified to teach their respective subjects which include literature, language and history-geography course in English language.

Two specific English courses are offered to the students:

– British literature and civilization (4 hours per week) which supplement the teaching of EFL British history and geography (2 hours per week)

– British history and geography (2 hours per week) which supplements history and geography of the French curriculum.

 

Objectives

– To develop better language skills and knowledge of Anglophone students and to enable non-English speaking students to achieve a near native proficiency in English.

– Promotion of literary and cultural heritage of English-speaking countries

– To experience a British educational approach in addition to the French curriculum

English +  in Secondary school

Students in years 6 to 9 have 3 to 4 hours per week of MFL classes (English is compulsory) as a basic requirement of the French National Curriculum.

Lycée Français International de Delhi offers 1 to 3 hours per week of extra ESL classes (English as a Second Language) since it is a priority for non-Anglophone students to improve their English language skills. These students will also have 4 to 7 hours per week of English where they receive personal attention. Classroom instruction is in English but adapted to make it easy for the non-English speaking students to understand.

The European section in High school

The European section is a means to supplement students’ skills in English and obtain a mention on Baccalauréat certificate. Students will study an additional 2 hours per week of English language and civilization and one extra hour per week of history & geography in English. (D.N.L.)

Obtaining the ‘Section Européenne’ option on Baccalauréat certificate is subject to the following revised conditions:

  • To have obtained a mark equal to or higher than 12/20 in Modern Language 1 English test.
  • To have obtained a mark equal to or higher than 10/20 in a specific evaluation apportioned in two parts:
    • – 80% of marks reserved for a twenty minute verbal test in a non-linguistic discipline taught in English – unseen document + interview.
    • – 20% of marks from a continuous evaluation by teachers of English and history-geography.

 

Cultural exchanges and activities are organized with an aim to provide students with a deeper understanding of another culture, through examples of Model UN, through experiences shared with Indian schools in Delhi and through International school trips.

The European Section is open to all students who wish to expand their knowledge of the English language and who pass an entrance test for it.

English + in Secondary school

Students in Year 6 to 9 have 3 to 4 hours a week of MFL classes (English is compulsory) as a basic requirement of the French National Curriculum.

The French International school of Delhi offers 1 to 3 hours a week of extra ESL classes (English as a Second Language) as it is a priority for non-English speakers to improve on their English Language skills. These students will then have 4 to 7 hours a week of English where personal attention will be given to them. Instructions in class are given in English but contextualized in a manner that is comprehensible to the students.

The European section in High school:

The European section is a way of increasing your skills in English and having it mentioned on our A level diploma. (Baccalauréat) Students will study an extra 2 hours a week of English language and civilization and an extra hour a week of History& geography in English. (D.N.L)

 

Obtaining the « Section Européenne » option on the Baccalauréat diploma is subject to the following new conditions:

  • To have obtained a mark equal to or higher than 12/20 in the Modern Language 1 English test.
  • To have obtained a mark equal to or higher than 10/20 in a specific evaluation done in two parts:
    • – 80% of the mark from a twenty minute oral test in a non-linguistic discipline taught in English – unknown document + interview.
    • – 20% of the mark in the form of continuous evaluation jointly conducted by the teachers of English and History/Geography.

 

Cultural exchanges and activities are organized with the aim of providing students with a deep knowledge and understanding of another culture citing the MUN as well as experiences shared with Indian schools in Delhi and other international trips.

The European Section is open to all students who wish to deepen their knowledge of the English language who pass the entrance test.