MFL

Key Stage 3

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

Unit 1 – Mi vida – My life

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

Dictionary Skills Booklet – pupils develop independent dictionary skills

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

Unit 5 –  Spanish Cinema

Zip y Zap

 

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

Unit 1 – Mi vida – My life

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

Dictionary Skills Booklet – pupils develop independent dictionary skills

Unit 2 – Mi tiempo libre – My Free time

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

Unit 3 – Spanish Cinema

Zip y Zap

 

Year 8 French Teaching Groups 1 – 6

Unit 1 – 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 2 – 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 3 – 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 4 – 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 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 4 – 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

Unit 5 – Spanish Cinema

Zip y Zap

 

 

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

Unit 1 – 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 2 – 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 (near future/conditional, present & perfect)

Unit 3 – 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 (present, perfect, imperfect (set expressions only) future, near future)

 

Unit 4 – Qui suis-Je?

  • Revising family and describing people
  • Revising places in town, activities and times
  • Talk about what makes a good friend
  • Talk about family relationships
  • Making arrangements to go out
  • Describing a day out
  • Discussing role models
  • Revise regular verbs in the present tense
  • Revise reflexive verbs in the present tense
  • Revise the near future tense
  • Revise the perfect tense
  • More practice of combining tenses

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 – ¡Desconéctate!

  • Saying what you do in summer
  • Talking about holiday preferences
  • Saying what you did on holiday
  • Describing where you stayed
  • Booking accommodation and dealing with problems
  • Giving an account of a holiday in the past

Unit 4 – Mi vida en el insti

  • Giving opinions about school subjects
  • Describing school uniform and the school day
  • Talking about subjects and teachers
  • Describing your school
  • Talking about rules and problems
  • Talking about plans for a school exchange
  • Talking about activities and achievements