Français 1001 –Projet Final
Recherche de maisons ou d’appartements
You are a very successful realtor and your French-speaking clients (a family of at least four people including children) asked you to show them a minimum of three houses/apartments in a French-speaking country. You will determine the French-speaking country where they want to move to and the French-speaking country where they come from (see list on page 3).
You may choose to submit a Word document or a PowerPoint.
YOUR PROJECT MUST INCLUDE
I. La description des clients
In this section, you will describe your clients: name, age, physical appearance, personality, tastes, favorite activities, etc. You are encouraged to use the vocabulary in Chapters 2, 3 and 5. Each description should be at least 6 sentences. You can use the following format:
1. Personne #1 : Nom et prénom
2. Personne #2 : Nom et prénom
II. La description des maisons
In this section, you will describe the three houses you found. Describe the location, rooms and exterior of each house. You are encouraged to use the vocabulary in Chapter 4 and 5. Each description should be at least 8 sentences. You can use the following format:
1. Maison #1 : adresse
2. Maison #2 : etc.
III. Description des écoles
Your clients have children. Include a description of at least three schools located in the neighborhood. Which courses and activities do these schools offer? Please use one expression with faire in each description. You are encouraged to use the vocabulary in Chapter 2. Each description should be at least 6 sentences. You can use the following format:
1. Ecole #1 : nom et adresse
2. Ecole #2 : nom et adresse
3. Ecole #3 : etc.
IV. Les Photos
Create a section with at least five pictures of each house/apartment. Each picture needs to include a title and a short description in French. Show the best pictures; your goal is to sell the house/apartment.
V. Le nouveau pays
Your clients are moving to a new French-speaking country. Include a paragraph (10 sentences minimum) in which you describe the country where your clients are moving to. Include cultural information about this country and cultural differences with your clients’ country of origin. You are encouraged to conduct extensive research on these countries and to provide authentic cultural information to your clients.
Try to anticipate at least five questions/concerns that your clients may have and provide answers. You can use the following format:
1. Question 1: Est-ce que… ?
Réponse : Oui, … / Non, …
2. Question 2: etc.
VII. Le futur de vos clients
Your clients need to feel at home. Create a paragraph in which you describe how happy your clients are going to be if they decide to purchase one of these houses/apartments. Write at least 7 sentences using the futur proche.
Choose TWO countries from this list: your clients’ country of origin and the country where they are moving to.
La France (métropole ou territoires)
o La métropole (Paris, Nice, Bordeaux, etc.)
o La Guadeloupe
o La Guyane française
o La Martinique
o La Nouvelle-Calédonie
o La Polynésie française
o La Réunion
o Wallis et Futuna
L’Europe & Le Moyen Orient
La Belgique (francophone)
Le Canada (francophone)
Le Burkina Faso
La République centrafricaine
La République du Congo
La République démocratique du Congo
La Côte d’Ivoire
La Guinée équatoriale
La Tunisie L’Océanie
This project is the final exam for our course.
Projects must be submitted on iCollege, under “Assessments” and “Assignments”.
Projects submitted after the deadline will receive a 0%. NO EXCEPTIONS!
If you receive a 0% for the project, you will receive an “F” for this course.
Do not send your project via email.
1. Do you follow all the instructions?
2. Does your project contain all the required sections and descriptions? (see the list)
3. Is your project original and realistic?
4. Is your project organized?
5. Are all sections written in French?
6. Does your project contain visuals?
7. Does your project contain cultural information about the French-speaking countries that you chose? Did you conduct extensive research on this country?
8. Do you use the vocabulary and expressions learned throughout the semester?
9. Are the grammar/spelling acceptable for a 1001 level course?
10. Are you writing complete and comprehensible sentences?
Full evidence for targeted level and some evidence for next level GOOD
Full evidence for targeted level
Partial evidence for targeted level EMERGING
Limited evidence for targeted level
SCORE 5 4
3 or 2 1 or 0
Task completion Superior completion of the task. Relevant and rich content, ideas developed with elaboration and detail. Completion of the task; content appropriate, ideas adequately developed with some elaboration and detail. Partial completion of the task; content somewhat adequate and mostly appropriate; basic ideas expressed but with very little elaboration or detail. Minimal completion of the task; content frequently undeveloped and/or somewhat repetitive.
Comprehensibility Written content readily comprehensible, requiring no interpretation. Written content comprehensible, requiring minimal interpretation. Written content mostly comprehensible, requiring interpretation. Written content barely comprehensible, requiring frequent interpretation.
Discourse Quality & Language Control
Variety of complete sentences and of cohesive devices. Sentence length & structure is varied. Project contains few grammatical errors (less than 5). Emerging variety of complete sentences, some cohesive devices. Sentence length & structure is varied. Project contains less than 10 grammatical errors. Use of complete sentences, some repetitive, few cohesive devices. Sentence length/structure is a bit repetitive. Project contains less than 20 grammatical errors. Predominant use of complete yet repetitive sentences, no or almost no cohesive devices. Sentence length & structure is repetitive with many fragments. Project contains more than 20 grammatical errors.
Vocabulary Rich use of vocabulary from lessons with some idiomatic expressions. No spelling errors. Adequate and accurate use of vocabulary for this level. Few spelling errors. Somewhat inadequate and/or inaccurate use of vocabulary. Many spelling errors. Limited and inadequate use of vocabulary. Many spelling errors.
Project contains authentic cultural information about the French-speaking countries. Student conducted extensive research. Cultural comparison is critical. Project contains cultural information about the French-speaking countries. Student conducted research but a few details remain descriptive. Project contains some cultural information about the French-speaking countries but comparison remains descriptive. Project contains minimal cultural information about the French-speaking countries and student should have conducted more research.
NOTE FINALE : _____/25