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Year 7 French

Module

Context

Knowledge & Skills

Module 1:

Bonjour

meeting and greeting people, formally and informally

name, age, birthday – self and other, ask as well as respond

months, days and dates

classroom instructions and questions

the alphabet

 

Asking and responding to questions using Comment?  Quel?  Quand?

Introduction to verbs in the 1st and 2nd person singular.

Introduction to Qu/Ans patterns 2→1

Numbers →31

Introduction to grapheme/ phoneme links: oi (toi, mademoiselle)

silent s,  qu = k, ier,

Possessive adjective mon/ton

Introduction to informal register

Accents

Et

Strategies for memorising/learning

To use French in the classroom

Module 2: En Classe

Classroom objects

Working in the classroom

Requesting, and responding to requests

Identifying

Classroom instructions and questions

Games: le pendu; O & X’s; pelmanism, Kim’s game; bingo; Je suis allé(e) au marché; la pomme empoisonnée, dictionary challenge

Classroom objects

Working in the classroom

Nouns:  gender and number

Indefinite article

Adjective agreement and position

Yes/No questions – asking and responding

Informal with teeny intro to formal register

Avoir (1st/2nd person singular) and Il y a

Negatives: ne…pas

Strategies for memorising vocabulary

Using a dictionary  i) to find gender; ii) to look up unfamiliar words, iii) to extend own vocabulary.

Grapheme/phoneme links: un/une, silent ‘t’, u , è, ‘y’, ‘ai’ , ‘eur’, ‘ou’, able, qu = k

Accents é, è

Liaisons les étudiants/étudiantes

Asking and responding to questions using  C’est/Ce sont de quelle couleur?  Combien de?

Use and respond to French in the classroom

Numbers up to 50

Reinforce social skills: s’il te/vous plaît/merci/de rien/désolé(e)/je m’excuse

Develop visual/aural memory

Use questions to initiate and develop conversation

C’est/Ce sont

Introduction to talking about someone else  Expo 1 page 117 Lire 1b Il a/Elle a

Module 3: J’ai

Other people

Describing self, family & pets.

Talking about self; talking about others.

Question/answer patterns: 3 → 3; 2 → 1

Asking questions

Singular and plural nouns

Gender

Adjectives: agreement and position.

Indefinite article and its omission.

Negative: ne … pas

Il/Elle est Ils/Elles sont to describe and identify

Use of ‘et’ and ‘mais’

Possessive adjectives mon/ma/mes; ton/ta/tes; son/sa/ses.

Avoir/Être  – singular, present tense

Strategies for memorising

Grapheme/phoneme links: ar: (parents) ère:(père, mere) œr:

Using a dictionary I) to find gender; ii) to look up unfamiliar words; iii) to extend own vocabulary.

Develop visual/aural memory

Use questions to initiate and develop conversation.

Intensifiers: très; assez; un peu

Module 4: Je suis

Other people

Describing self and family

Nationality and country of origin

Talking about self; talking about others.

Question/answer patterns 3→ 2; 2→1

Asking and responding to questions

Adjectives of nationality

Adjectives: agreement and position

Negative: ne … pas ;ne… ni….ni

être – present tense       venir – present

Use of être to describe and identify

Strategies for memorising

Use questions to initiate and develop conversation

Intensifiers; très; assez; un peu

Countries where French is spoken

European countries

Interrogatives; d’où; quoi; quelle?

Correct use of capital letters for countries/nationalities

Grapheme/phoneme ais (français; anglais;) ien (italien etc) gn(Allemagne, etc)

Use of pattern & cognates

Module 5: Les loisirs

Sport

Leisure

Interests & hobbies

 

 

Ask and understand questions about interests and leisure activities

Express likes and dislikes, combining aimer with a/noun or an infinitive.

Frequency and sequence

Definite article

The infinitive

Negatives: ne …pas ; ne …jamais

Je fais/Je joue    Je joue au/je joue du

1st person singular, present tense

Using a dictionary i) to find infinitives, ii) to find information about the infinitive – to begin to use verb tables.

de & definite article: du/des  à + def article au(x)

Developing ideas

Noun endings & Gender

Giving reasons

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Year 8 French 

Module

Context

Knowledge & Skills

Module 6: L’Ecole

School

Daily routine in school.

Leisure activities

Clothes

Time

 

 

Expressing opinions and giving reasons.

Telling the time.

Asking and responding to questions using A quelle heure? Quelle? Qu’est-ce que? Pourquoi?

Negatives: ne … pas

Question/ Answer patterns

Er verbs, present tense.

Adjectives

Definite Article – plurals

opinion vocab j’aime etc

Grapheme phoneme link ique; ais; th;

Time phrases

Frequency & sequencing

Use a dictionary to extend personal vocabulary.

Module 7: A table

Food and drink

Likes, dislikes and preferences

Following and preparing recipes

Buying food

Bars and restaurants

(Christmas Food)

Meals

Health and Lifestyle

 

Time phrases: frequency

Expressions of quantity

Disjunctive pronouns: Pour moi, etc

Likes, dislikes and preferences

Large numbers for weights and prices

Imperative

Il faut; je dois

Immediate future

Je voudrais

plus de and moins de+ noun

Comparatives

Impersonal expressions: C’est important, etc

Present tense

Question/answer patterns

Using nouns as adjectives: jus d’orange; un sandwich au fromage

ie ending for shops; application of pattern

Generic characteristics of recipes and menus

Giving instructions: imperatives; infinitives; devoir;il faut; il est necessaire de …)

The partitive article with food

Social skills through language.

Cultural differences in food and eating habits.

Appropriate use of dictionary/glossary

Strategies for dealing with the unknown and the unexpected.

Module 8: La maison

Description of homes: location; rooms; furniture

Towns

Daily activities

Mealtimes and food

Location

Ordinal numbers

Prepositions for precise location

Present tense: 1st person plural

Definite and indefinite articles – correct use

Agreement and position of adjectives

Il (n’)y a (pas) (de)

Adjectives and prepositions to develop description

Using a glossary/dictionary

Contractions with def art

Possessive adjective: notre

Nouns – gender and plurals

Negative: ne … pas, ne …jamais

Sequence and frequency

Time

Possession: de

Introduction to the partitive article with food

Re-using and adapting previously learnt language

Using a dictionary to extend vocabulary

Module 9: On fait des projets

Leisure and entertainment

Activities with friends and family

Weather and seasons

Invitations

Messages

apply knowledge of verb paradigms

substitute words and phrases from memory

use cognates to aid understanding

strategies for dealing with the unfamiliar

identify ways to learn rules

use more detail – developing longer sentences

read for information

adapt language

state preferences and give reasons

make notes and use reference materials

modal verbs, pouvoir, vouloir, devoir

immediate future, including negative and interrogative use

sequence and frequency

describing the weather

present time v future time

verb categories

the infinitive

verbs in the dictionary

question/answer patterns

social skills

working with language patterns

linking finite verbs to an infinitive (ext)

strategies for coping with the unexpected

Module 10: Ma journeé

Daily routine

House chores

School

Leisure

 

Reflexive verbs. Present tense.

Appropriate use of time phrases.

Asking and responding.

Time.

Interrogatives: Quand? A quelle heure? Où?

Apply knowledge of verb paradigms.

Substitute words and phrases from memory.

Express simple opinions.

Express simple reasons.

Strategies for memorizing.

Use verb tables for support as appropriate.

Recognise the infinitive of a reflexive verb.

Adapt previously learnt language.

Understand and use language from longer texts.

Use detail to extend sentences.

Use reference materials appropriately.

Il faut / devoirto express obligation

Infinitive construction after devoir

Infinitive construction with a reflexive verb – 1st singular only

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Year 9 French

Module

Context

Knowledge & Skills

Module 4.1: Me, my family and friends

Identity

Family members

Physical Appearance

Character & Personality

Formation of Regular, Irregular & Reflexive verbs, Present & Imperfect.

Using verb tables to support accuracy

Use of the Imperfect tense to communicate ‘used to’

Use être with adjectives

Regular & irregular adjectives

Intensifiers with an adjectives

Possessive adjectives

Module 4.2: Travel & Tourism

Types of holiday/trip, destinations, holiday activities, opinions, preferences, advantages/disadvantages, booking accommodation and transport

Formation of Regular, Irregular & Reflexive verbs, Perfect and Imperfect

Using verb tables to support accuracy

Sequencing words, expressions and phrases

Weather expressions with ‘faire’

Complex Opinion markers

Complex reasons

Intensifiers

Module 4.3: Future Plans & Ambitions

Career choices, education, marriages, children, plans, ideal jobs and reasons for choices.      

regular verbs: aimer (conditional/simple future)

irregular verbs: être/avoir (immediate future, simple future, conditional)

devenir (simple future and immediate future)

vouloir (conditional) positive and negative constructions

using verb tables:  simple future and conditional

Finite verbs + infinitive constructions 

Module 4.15: Festivals in France and French speaking countries

 

French life & routines.

Local customs.

Festivals in France and French speaking countries.

Revision Perfect & Imperfect tenses of Regular & Irregular verbs.

Effective use of verb tables to ensure accuracy.

Revision of time phrases in the Past.

Revision of numbers.

Understand and communicate gist and detail in longer accounts.

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Spanish

 

 

Year 7 Spanish

Module

Context

Knowledge & Skills

Module 1: Hola

meeting and greeting people, formally and informally

name, age, birthday – self and other, ask as well as respond

months, days and dates

classroom instructions and questions

the alphabet

 

Asking and responding to questions using ¿Cómo? ¿Qué? ¿Cuándo? ¿Cuántos?

Introduction to verbs in the three singular forms.

Introduction to Qu/Ans patterns 2→1/3→3

Numbers →31

Introduction to grapheme/ phoneme links: h + vowel (hola, hasta, hay) consonant + u + vowel (cuanto, cuantos, buenos, muy, luego cuatro) j (junio julio, jueves) z (diez, marzo)

Possessive adjective mi/tu/su

Introduction to formal / informal register

The differences between talking about oneself and talking about others

Punctuation: ¿ ¡, and accents

Introduction to the negative no

Y

Strategies for memorising /learning

Using Spanish in the classroom

Module 2: En Clase

Classroom objects

Working in the classroom

Requesting, and responding to requests

Identifying

Classroom instructions and questions

Games: el Ahorcado; O & X’s; pelmanism, Kim’s game; picture bingo; Fui al Mercado; Escribe una lista; Happy Families etc.

 

Nouns: gender and number

Indefinite article

Adjective agreement and position

Yes/No questions – asking and responding

Formal and informal register

Tener (present singular paradigm) and hay

Negatives: no and nada

Strategies for memorising vocabulary

Using a dictionary i) to find gender; ii) to look up unfamiliar words, iii) to extend own vocabulary.

Grapheme/phoneme links: v [nueve, diecinueve, veinte]; ñ [mañana, años, castaño]

Asking and responding to questions using ¿De qué color es/son? ¿Cuántos?

Use and respond to Spanish in the classroom

Numbers up to 50

Reinforce social skills: por favor/gracias/de nada/lo siento

Develop visual/aural memory

Use questions to initiate and develop conversation

Es/son

Module 3: Tengo

Other people

Describing self, family & pets.

ï Talking about self; talking about others.

Question/answer patterns: 3 → 3; 2 → 1

Asking questions

Singular and plural nouns

Gender

Adjectives: agreement and position.

Indefinite article and its omission.

Negative: no

Es/Son to describe and identify

Use of ‘y’ and ‘pero’

Possessive adjectives mi/mis; tu/tus; su/sus.

Tener – singular, present tense

Strategies for memorising

Grapheme/phoneme links: que/qué [qu is ALWAYS k, never kw: ¿qué tal; pequeño]

rr (pelirrojo; perro)

Using a dictionary I) to find gender; ii) to look up unfamiliar words; iii) to extend own vocabulary.

Develop visual/aural memory

Use questions to initiate and develop conversation.

Intensifiers: muy; bastante; algo

Module 4: Soy

Other people

Describing self and family

Nationality and country of origin

Talking about self; talking about others.

Question/answer patterns 3→ 2; 2→1

Asking and responding to questions

Adjectives of nationality

Adjectives: agreement and position

Negative: no; ni….ni

Ser – present tense

Use of ser to describe and identify

Strategies for memorising

Use questions to initiate and develop conversation

 Intensifiers; muy; bastante; algo

Countries where Spanish is spoken

European countries

Interrogatives; ¿De dónde; Cuál; Cómo?

Correct use of capital letters for countries/nationalities

Grapheme/phoneme ia (Alemania; Austria; Francia; etc)

Use of pattern & cognates

Module 5:

El ocio

Sport

Leisure

Interests & hobbies

 

 

Ask and understand questions about interests and leisure activities

Express likes and dislikes, combing gustar with a/noun or an infinitive.

Frequency and sequence

Definite article

The infinitive

Negatives: no; nunca

Practico/juego Juego/toco

1st person singular, present tense

Using a dictionary I) to find infinitives ii) to find information about the infinitive – to begin to use verb tables.

a & definite article: al

Developing ideas

Noun endings & Gender

Giving reasons

Omission of Subject Pronouns

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Year 8 Spanish

Module

Context

Knowledge & Skills

Module 6: El insti

School

Daily routine in school.

Leisure activities

Clothes

Time

Expressing opinions and giving reasons.

Telling the time.

Asking and responding to questions using ¿A qué hora? ¿Qué? ¿Cómo?

Negatives: no

Question/ Answer patterns

Singular Forms of AR verbs, present tense.

Adjectives

Definite Article – plurals

Gustar – singular & plural

Grapheme phoneme link ía (biología; geografía; tecnología)

Time phrases

‘De’ & definite article: del

Frequency & sequencing

Use a dictionary to extend personal vocabulary.

Module 7: A comer

Food and drink

Likes, dislikes and preferences

Following and preparing recipes

Buying food

Bars and restaurants

(Christmas Food)

Meals

Health and Lifestyle

Likes, dislikes and preferences

Large numbers for weights and prices

Imperative

Hay que; tener que

Suelo + infinitive

Immediate future

Quisiera

Más and menos + noun

Comparatives

Impersonal expressions: es importante, etc

Present tense

Question/answer patterns

Using nouns as adjectives: zumo de naranja; bocadillo de queso

ia ending for shops; application of pattern

Generic characteristics of recipes and menus

Giving instructions: imperatives; infinitives; deber; tener que; hay que; es necesario…)

Social skills through language.

Cultural differences in food and eating habits.

Appropriate use of dictionary/glossary

Module 8: En casa

Description of homes: location; rooms; furniture

Towns

Daily activities

Mealtimes and food

Location

Ordinal numbers

Prepositions for precise location

Present tense

Definite and indefinite articles – correct use

Agreement and position of adjectives

Ser and estar

Hay

Adjectives and prepositions to develop description

Using a glossary/dictionary

Contractions with def art

Possessive adjective: nuestro

Nouns – gender and plurals

Negative: no, nunca

Sequence and frequency

Time

Possession: de

Re-using and adapting previously learnt language

Using a dictionary to extend vocabulary

Using Verb tables

Module 9: Haciendo planes

Leisure and entertainment

Activities with friends and family

Weather and seasons

Invitations

Messages

apply knowledge of verb paradigms

substitute words and phrases from memory

use cognates to aid understanding

strategies for dealing with the unfamiliar

identify ways to learn rules

use more detail – developing longer sentences

read for information

adapt language

state preferences and give reasons

make notes and use reference materials

modal verbs, poder, querer, tener que

immediate future, including negative and interrogative use

sequence and frequency

describing the weather

present time v future time

verb categories

the infinitive

verbs in the dictionary

question/answer patterns

social skills

working with language patterns

linking finite verbs to an infinitive (ext)

strategies for coping with the unexpected

Module 10:

Rutina Diaria

Daily routine

House chores

School

Leisure

Reflexive verbs. Present tense.

Appropriate use of time phrases.

Asking and responding.

Time.

Interrogatives: ¿Cuándo? ¿A qué hora? ¿Dónde?

Apply knowledge of verb paradigms.

Substitute words and phrases from memory.

Express simple opinions.

Express simple reasons.

Strategies for memorizing.

Use verb tables for support as appropriate.

Recognise the infinitive of a reflexive verb.

Adapt previously learnt language.

Understand and use language from longer texts.

Use detail to extend sentences.

Use reference materials appropriately.

Tener que to express obligation

Infinitive construction after tener que

Infinitive construction with a reflexive verb – 1st singular only

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Year 9 Spanish

Module

Context

Knowledge & Skills

Module 4.1: Me, my family and friends

Identity

Family members

Physical Appearance

Character & Personality

Formation of Regular, Irregular & Reflexive verbs, Present & Imperfect.

Verb tables to support accuracy

The Imperfect tense to communicate ‘used to’

ser & estar with adjectives

Regular & irregular adjectives

Intensifiers with an adjective

Possessive adjectives - short form

Module 4.2: Travel & Tourism

Types of holiday/ trip, destinations, holiday activities, opinions, preferences, advantages/disadvantages of certain types of holidays

Formation of Regular, Irregular & Reflexive verbs, Perfect and Imperfect

Use of the Imperfect tense to describe places

Using verb tables to support accuracy

Sequencing words, expressions and phrases

Weather expressions with ‘hace’

Complex Opinion markers

Complex reasons

Intensifiers

Module 4.3

Future Plans & Ambitions

Career choices, further and higher education, marriages, children, plans, ideal jobs and reasons for choices.      

Formation of regular verbs, Future & Conditional

Formation of irregular verbs, Future & Conditional [poner; valer; venir; tener; salir; poder; saber; querer; hacer; decir; + habrá & habría]

Use verb tables effectively to ensure accuracy

Infinitive constructions [ TAG + INFINITIVE ]

Understand and explain reasons for choices

Module 4.15

Festival in Spain and the Hispanic countries

Spanish life & routines.

Local customs.

Festivals in Spain and Hispanic speaking countries.

Revision Preterite & Imperfect tenses of Regular & Irregular verbs.

Effective use of verb tables to ensure accuracy.

Revision of time phrases in the Past.

Formation of the Perfect Tense.

Revision of numbers.

Understand and communicate gist and detail in longer accounts.

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