MFL

Key stage 3

Year 7 Teaching Groups 1-6 (2 lessons per week)

Unit 1 – C’est parti – We’re Off

  • Greetings
  • Phonics
  • Age & birthdays
  • School bag items
  • Classroom language
  • Colours and adjectival agreement
  • Days of week
  • Animals

Dictionary Skills Booklet – pupils develop independent dictionary skills

Unit 2 – C’est perso – It’s personal

  • Likes and Dislikes
  • Regular ER verbs
  • Talking about a survival kit
  • Using avoir
  • Describing yourself
  • Adjectival agreement recap
  • Talking about others
  • Describing a musician
  • Using the present tense

Reading Skills Booklet

Unit 3 – Mon Collège – My School

  • Talking about school subjects
  • Asking questions
  • Giving opinions and reasons
  • Agreeing and disagreeing
  • Describing a timetable
  • 24 hour clock
  • Describing a school day
  • Using “we”
  • Talking about food
  • Using the partative article (du/de la/de l’/des)

Unit 4 – Mes passetemps – My hobbies

  • Talking about computers and mobiles
  • Using regular ER verbs
  • Talking about sports which you play
  • Using jouer à
  • Talking about activities
  • Using the verb faire
  • Saying what you like doing
  • Using aimer + infinitive
  • Describing what other people do
  • Using ils and elles

Unit 5 –  French Cinema

Un Chat a Paris – students will watch a French film and complete relevant tasks in French about film content.

 

Year 7 Teaching Groups 7 & 8 (1 lesson per week)

Unit 1 – C’est parti – We’re Off

  • Greetings
  • Phonics
  • Age & birthdays
  • School bag items
  • Classroom language
  • Colours and adjectival agreement
  • Days of week
  • Animals
  • Likes and dislikes
  • Phonics

Dictionary Skills Booklet – pupils develop independent dictionary skills

Unit 2 – C’est perso – It’s personal

  • Likes and Dislikes
  • Regular ER verbs
  • Talking about a survival kit
  • Using avoir
  • Describing yourself
  • Adjectival agreement recap
  • Talking about others
  • Describing a musician
  • Using the present tense

Unit 3 – French Cinema

Un Chat a Paris – students will watch a French film and complete relevant tasks in French about film content.

 

Year 8 French Teaching Groups 1 – 6

Unit 1 – Ma Zone – My Zone

  • Talking about your town / village
  • Using il y a / il n’y a pas de
  • Giving directions
  • Understanding when to use tu and vous
  • Talking about where you go
  • Using à + the definite article
  • Asking someone to go somewhere
  • Using je veux/ tu veux + infinitive
  • Saying what you can do in town
  • Using on peut + infinitive

Unit 2 – 3…2..1..Partez! – 3,2,1 Let’s go

  • Using “nous” to say we
  • Talking about your holidays
  • Talking about getting ready to go out
  • Using reflexive verbs
  • Buying drinks and snacks
  • Practising higher numbers
  • Talking about holiday plans
  • Using the near future tense
  • Saying what you would like to do
  • Using Je voudrais + infinitive

Unit 3 – Ma vie sociale d’ado – My social live as a young person

  • Talking about Facebook
  • Using present tense verbs
  • Giving your opinion about someone
  • Using direct object pronouns
  • Arranging to go out
  • Using the near future tense
  • Describing a date
  • Using the perfect tense
  • Describing a music event
  • Using 3 tenses

Unit 4 – Bien dans sa peau  – Feeling good

  • Learning parts of the body
  • Revision of à + the definite article
  • Talking about sports
  • Using il faut
  • Learning about healthy eating
  • Using the future tense
  • Making plans to get fit
  • Practising the future tense
  • Describing levels of fitness
  • Using 3 tenses together

Unit 5 – French Cinema

Mic Mac- students will watch a French film and complete relevant tasks in French about film content.

 

Year 8 French Teaching Groups 7 & 8 (1 lesson per week)

Unit 1 – Mon Collège – My School

  • Talking about school subjects
  • Asking questions
  • Giving opinions and reasons
  • Agreeing and disagreeing
  • Describing a timetable
  • 24 hour clock
  • Describing a school day
  • Using “we”
  • Talking about food
  • Using the partative article (du/de la/de l’/des)

 

Unit 2 – Mes passetemps – My hobbies

  • Talking about computers and mobiles
  • Using regular ER verbs
  • Talking about sports which you play
  • Using jouer à
  • Talking about activities
  • Using the verb faire
  • Saying what you like doing
  • Using aimer + infinitive
  • Describing what other people do
  • Using ils and elles

 

Unit 3 – Optional extra

  • Talking about animals
  • Writing a poem
  • Describing a painting

 

Unit 5 – French Cinema

Mic Mac- students will watch a French film and complete relevant tasks in French about film content.

 

Year 8 Spanish Teaching Groups 1 – 6

Unit 1 – Mi vida – My life

  • Greetings and Introductions
  • Personality
  • Brothers and Sisters
  • Birthdays, numbers and alphabet
  • Pets

Unit 2 – Mi tiempo libre – My Free time

  • Opinions
  • Spare time activities
  • Weather
  • Sports
  • Festivals in Spain

Unit 3 – Mi insti  – My school

  • Subjects and Opinions
  • Description of school day
  • Description of school
  • The right to education

Unit 4 – Mi familia y mis amigos – My family and friends

  • Describing family, using possessive adjectives
  • Describing hair and eye colour
  • Using verbs ser and estar
  • Describing where you live

 

 

Year 9 French Teaching Groups 1 – 6 (1.5 /2/3lessons per week)

Unit 1 – A l’horizon – On the horizon

  • Discussing your future
  • Learning languages
  • Talking about your ambitions
  • Near future tense
  • Modal verbs
  • Common irregular verbs – present
  • Asking questions
  • Masc & fem nouns
  • Je voudrais & Ce serait

Combination of tenses for L5/6 (near future/conditional, present & perfect)

Unit 2 – Spécial vacances – Special holidays

  • Discussing holidays
  • Adventure holidays
  • Holiday disasters
  • Visiting a tourist attraction
  • Asking questions (** using inversion)
  • Pronoun y
  • Conditional (##Je voudrais + infin, *** different forms)
  • Reflexive verbs
  • Perfect tense
  • Combination of tenses for L5/6/7 (present, perfect, imperfect (set expressions only) future, near future)
  • future/real future, present & perfect)

Unit 3 – Moi dans le monde – My place in the world

  • Discussing what you are allowed to do
  • Explaining what is important to you
  • Talking about things you buy
  • Describing what makes you happy
  • Learning about human rights issues
  • Using expressions with avoir
  • Using direct object pronous
  • Using si in complex sentences
  • Using complex structures

Combination of tenses for L5/6/7 (present, perfect, imperfect (set expressions only) future, near future), present & perfect)

Unit 4 – La musique et la télé – Music and television

  • A study of the music and television of French Speaking countries.

Unit 5 – French Cinema

  • Les choristes

 

 

Year 9 French Teaching Groups 7 & 8

Unit 1 – Ma Zone – My area

  • Talking about your town / village
  • Using il y a / il n’y a pas de
  • Giving directions
  • Understanding when to use tu and vous
  • Talking about where you go
  • Using à + the definite article
  • Asking someone to go somewhere
  • Using je veux/ tu veux + infinitive
  • Saying what you can do in town
  • Using on peut + infinitive

Unit 2 – 3…2..1..Partez! – 3,2,1 Let’s go

  • Using “nous” to say we
  • Talking about your holidays
  • Talking about getting ready to go out
  • Using reflexive verbs
  • Buying drinks and snacks
  • Practising higher numbers
  • Talking about holiday plans
  • Using the near future tense
  • Saying what you would like to do
  • Using Je voudrais + infinitive

Unit 3 – Music and TV

  • A study of the music and television of French Speaking countries.

Unit 4 – French Cinema

  • Les choristes

 

Year 9 Spanish Teaching Groups 1

Unit 1 – Mi familia y mis amigos – My family and friends

  • Describing family, using possessive adjectives
  • Describing hair and eye colour
  • Using verbs ser and estar
  • Describing where you live

Unit 2 – Mi ciudad My town

  • Opinions
  • Spare time activities
  • Weather
  • Sports
  • Festivals in Spain

Unit 3 – De vacaciones – On holiday

  • Talking about where you went
  • Talking about holidays and weather
  • Describing accommodation
  • Talking about holiday activities
  • Booking a hotel room
  • Making complaints in a hotel

Unit 4 – La salud – Health

  • Talking about the body and illness
  • Buying food
  • Talking about how to stay in good shape
  • Giving advice on lifestyle
  • Talking about issues facing young people