Anonymous asked :
Hello! This is a somewhat irrelevant question. I am going on exchange to France and I will be going into Seconde, (Première towards the end of 2013). I was wondering how challenging the levels of science and particularly maths and english would be, if you were doing the S or ES course. I'm Australian, and Australia doesn't have an extremely comprehensive science program (we just do one type of science.) Our maths is quite good. I was wondering if, as a top student, I would find this difficult.:)
Well, about English, don’t worry ‘cause the level is some kind of a sick joke. Only the L course has a decent program in languages.
About maths and sciences, the course in Seconde is the same regardless if you’re in S, ES, or L. The Seconde is a general view on all the program, and then you decide which course you want to follow for your Première and Terminale.
Seconde’s program for Maths
For Biology and Earth(Called SVT)
In Premiere, the level in Sciences will drastically increase in the S course. It will become just a little harder in ES, since this is not the aim of the ES course. ES stands for Economy and Social Issues, so it mostly focuses on Maths, whereas S (which stands for Sciences) focuses on Physics and Chemistry.