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What Are the Best Quizlet Decks for AP French?

4 min readseptember 29, 2021

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Best Quizlet Decks for AP French

Are you taking the AP French Language & Culture exam this year and trying to find resources to help you get that cinq? Thankfully, Quizlet has tons of amazing study material, which is why we took the time to find the best decks to use for each unit of the examen 🇫🇷
Bookmark this page, so you can find it throughout the year!

Unit 1 Key Terms

Families in Different Societies (La Famille et la Communauté) 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 👩‍👦 👨‍👨‍👧

The first unit of AP French Language & Culture discusses the different kinds of families in modern Francophone society, such as single-parent households, extended families (la famille étendue), multigenerational homes, and nuclear families (la famille nucléaire). It also goes into depth about family conflicts caused by the generation gap and birth-related innovations like birth control.

Most Important Terms

  • la famille monoparentale: the single-parent family
  • la cellule familiale: the family unit
  • le conflit des générations: the generation gap
  • le malentendu: misunderstanding
  • le contrôle des naissances: birth control
Note: Don't forget that the verb "naître" (to be born) should be conjugated using passé composé!

Naître- Passé Composé

SingulierPluriel
Je suis né(e)Nous sommes né(e)s
Tu es né(e)Vous êtes né(e)s
Il/elle/on est né(e)Ils/elles sont né(e)s

Unit 2 Key Terms

The Influence of Language and Culture on Identity (l'Influence de la Langue et de la Culture sur l'Identité) 🕌 ⛪

Unit 2 of AP French Language is all about religions that are practiced the Francophone world, such as, but not limited to Islam (l'islam), Christianity (le christianisme), and atheism (l'athéisme). It also discusses how immigration from the Maghreb and other regions of Africa and the Middle East has affected race relations in France and led to rising discrimination. The promotion of religious and linguistic assimilation among immigrants is also an important topic in this unit.

Most Important Terms

  • l'immigré(e): immigrant
  • le réfugié: refugee
  • le systèmes de valeurs: values
  • la citoyenneté: citizenship
  • le pluriculturalisme: multiculturalism

Unit 3 Key Terms

Influences of Beauty and Art (Les Influences de la Beauté et de l'Art) 🎨

In Unit 3, you'll learn about the historical role of the arts- including gastronomy, acting, painting, and architecture- in the Francophone world. The unit also discusses how the feminine beauty ideal (les canons de la beauté) depicted in art has negatively impacted people's perception of attractiveness in modern-day society.
Best Quizlet Deck: AP French Unit 3: Influences of Beauty and Art by msfarrell

Most Important Terms

  • les canons de la beauté: ideals/standards of beauty
  • l'architecture (f): architecture
  • la gastronomie: gastronomy, fine dining
  • les arts du spectacle: performing arts
  • les arts visuels (m): visual arts

Unit 4 Key Terms

How Science and Technology Affect our Lives (Comment les Sciences et la Technologie Affectent Nos Vies) 🖥️

The fourth unit of AP French Language & Culture discusses modern-day scientific and technological research (la recherche) and how they have impacted people's life, specifically in the Francophone world. Bioethics and the societal implications of these developments are also mentioned.

Most Important Terms

  • faire des recherches: to research
  • le constat: observation
  • l'expérience (f): experiment
  • la découverte: discovery
  • la polémique: debate, controversy
  • les choix moraux (m): moral choices

Unit 5 Key Terms

Factors That Impact the Quality of Life (La Vie Contemporaine) 💶

Unit 5 is all about things that have affected people's satisfaction with their lives in the Francophone world. Topics described in depth include political instability, economic inequality and poverty, and education (l'éducation, l'enseignement).
Best Quizlet Deck: AP Factors that Impact the Quality of Life by tjleopold

Most Important Terms

  • les actualités (f): current events
  • l'analphabétisme (m): illiteracy
  • rater: to fail
  • le sans-abrisme: homelessness
  • les étapes de la vie (m): stages of life

Unit 6 Key Terms

Environmental, Political, and Societal Challenges 🌍

In Unit 6, you'll learn about a wide range of issues faced by residents of the Francophone world, regardless of geographical location, such as immigration-based discrimination (la discrimination) and prejudice. This Quizlet also discusses environmental problems in France and Sub-Saharan Africa and marriage conflicts.

Most Important Terms

  • la méconnaissance: ignorance
  • le préjugé: prejudice
  • être licencié: to be laid off
  • le seuil de pauvreté: poverty line
  • le réchauffement climatique: global warming
And that's a wrap! Hopefully, these Quizlets will be useful as your study your way towards that cinq. Remember that these are supposed to help you review what you already know and occasionally teach you new vocabulary, but can't fully replace in-classroom learning 👨‍🏫 or other methods of studying 📝 Have fun studying and bonne chance!
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👨‍👩‍👧Unit 1: Families in Different Societies
🗣Unit 2: The Influence of Language and Culture on Identity
🎨Unit 3: Influences of Beauty and Art
🔬Unit 4: How Science and Technology Affect Our Lives
🏠Unit 5: Factors That Impact the Quality of Life
🌪Unit 6: Environmental, Political, and Societal Challenges
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