Resources including scope and sequences, units of work and assessment tasks with marking guidelines to help you plan, program and assess French in Years 7 to 10.

The Modern Languages K–10 Syllabus (2022) will replace the existing French K–10 Syllabus (2018) from 2024.

In 2023, teachers engage with the Modern Languages K–10 Syllabus (2022), and plan and prepare for implementation of the new curriculum.

In 2024, implementation commences in schools, with:

  • K–6
  • 7–10 mandatory 100 hour courses
  • new 100 and 200 hour elective courses.

Classes which commence a 100 hour or 200 hour elective course in 2023 should continue to use the existing language-specific syllabus until the end of 2024.

Modern Languages K–10 Syllabus – support for French (2022)

Scope and sequences and sample units.

Stage 4

This 10-week (25-hour) unit introduces students to ways of describing their home and local area. Students will develop language skills and intercultural capability related to describing where they live, where places are located and how to get there.

Stage 5

This 10-week (25-hour) unit explores popular culture, sport and hobby choices of young people around the world. Students will learn to exchange information about their leisure activities using the past and present tense, including the frequency of the activity. Students will develop the language skills to express preferences and justify their opinions about activities, popular culture and lifestyle choices. Students will learn about language choices and develop intercultural capability to make plans and compare seasonal hobbies and recreational activities in francophone countries.

Support for French K–10 Syllabus (2018)

The French K–10 Syllabus (2018) was developed using the Languages K–10 Framework. As all K-10 language syllabuses (2017 and later) are underpinned by this framework, teachers should view resources across all languages to access a broader range of sample scope and sequences, unit starters and assessment tasks.

For advice on how to develop your own programming documents, visit Planning, programming and assessing languages 7 to 10.

Modify the documents to suit your context, including the needs of your students.

This resource can be adapted to any language.

This resource can be adapted to any language.

Virtual excursion

Virtual excursion to the Eiffel Tower is an interactive website that explores this iconic landmark's geography, history and culture, supporting students to learn and practise French virtually.

NESA resources

French K–10 Syllabus (NESA). page includes a range of support materials to support the French K-10 syllabus, such as sample scope and sequence documents and sample units of work under 'Support materials'.


  • French K­–10 (2018)
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 5

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