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MFL: French

MFL: French

Year 7 

Term Topics taught and learning outcomes
Term 1.1
  • Express likes and dislikes.
  • Describe essentials for school.
  • Understand adjectives in order to describe oneself and others.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 1.2
  • Understand key language in order to talk about school subjects and describe your timetable.
  • Agree and disagree with the opinions of others and justify your point of view.
  • Understand the 12-hour clock in order to give a detailed account of the school day.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 2.1
  • Discuss what you like to do in your spare time.
  • Give information about the sports you play and the hobbies you do.
  • Understand and describe what others like to do during their free time.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 2.2
  • Describe what there is/isn't in your town and what you can/can't do there.
  • Give directions to visitors to your town.
  • Use and adapt language in order to arrange a meeting.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key Vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 3.1
  • Discuss where you like to go on holiday and what you like to do whilst you're there.
  • Adapt conversational vocabulary and phrases in order to buy snacks and drinks whilst on holiday.
  • Talk about where you are going to go on holiday next and where you might like to go in the future.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 3.2
  • Apply prior knowledge and skills in order to understand cultural texts.
  • Review and apply key comprehension skills to gain a deeper understanding of new language.
  • Assess understanding of key topic-based vocabulary and grammatical structures.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.

Year 8 

Term Topics taught and learning outcomes
Term 1.1
  • Use the present tense, opinions and reasons in order to discuss the television programmes, films and books you like/don't like.
  • Use adverbs of frequency to discuss how often you use the internet and what you use it for.
  • Apply the rules of the perfect tense (with avoir) to describe what you did last weekend.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 1.2
  • Understand and apply the rules of irregular verbs in the perfect tense in order to describe a day out.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the perfect tense to include the 14 verbs.
  • Formulate questions using the perfect tense and apply this in order to ask others where they.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 2.1
  • Review adjectives and adjectival agreements in order to describe personality traits of yourself and others.
  • Describe the relationship that you have with your friends and/or family and say how well you get on.
  • Discuss the aspects of yourself that make you an individual; musical taste, fashion, hobbies and past-times.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary and grammarlearning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 2.2
  • Use key vocabulary and phrases in order to describe your house and where you live in order to compare it to other parts of the world.
  • Discuss mealtimes where you live and what your meals typically consist of.
  • Recognise and apply the past, present and future tenses in order to understand information about a cultural festival.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 3.1
  • Use language to discuss talent and ambitions for the future.
  • Use the imperative to give instructions and use emotive language to persuade and encourage others.
  • Apply knowledge of adjectives, comparatives and superlatives in order to discuss the best of something.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 3.2
  • Gain an understanding of francophone countries around the world, their geography and culture.
  • Apply prior knowledge and understanding in order to understand target-language texts regarding the French Revolution.
  • Use 'il faut' in order to express what you must/mustn't do.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of topic assessment (listening and reading and/or speaking and writing).
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.

Year 9 

Term Topics taught and learning outcomes
Term 1.1
  • Discuss members of the family.
  • Articulate how well you get on with friends and family.
  • Recognise key structures to discuss issues affecting young people today.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of unit reading and listening assessment.
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 1.2
  • Understand vocabulary related to parts of the body in order to describe what hurts and describe illness/injury.
  • Discuss the role of sport and fitness and their importance in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  • Consider what you should do in the future to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of unit reading and listening assessment.
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key bocabulary learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 2.1
  • Use the present tense to talk about which jobs you want to do in the future and why.
  • Use the imperfect and future tense to talk about what you used to do when you were younger and what your future plans are after school and beyond.
  • Understand and apply language related to job descriptions and duties and talk about which skills are required for certain jobs.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of unit reading and listening assessment.
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 2.2
  • Discuss where you go on holiday, how long you go for and what you usually do.
  • Use the conditional tense to talk about an adventure holiday and what activities you would do and what things you would take with you if you had the chance.
  • Use the perfect tense to describe what you did on holiday, what the weather was like and express your overall opinions of the holiday.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of unit reading and listening assessment.
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 3.1
  • Discuss what your parents allow you to do.
  • Talk about your priorities in life and issues which are important to you and what you are concerned about.
  • Investigate what makes you happy in life and what could make you even happier and why.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of unit reading and listening assessment.
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.
Term 3.2
  • Review the key grammatical structures of past, present, future and conditional tenses and vocabulary from the units covered in Year 9.
  • Apply knowledge of vocabulary and key linguistic structures to new contexts. 
  • Complete a culturally topic-based project on francophone countries.

ASSESSMENT

  • End of unit reading and listening assessment.
  • Vocabulary and grammar tests.

HOMEWORK

  • Key vocabulary learning.
  • Reading comprehension tasks.
  • Topic-based written tasks.

Year 10 

Term Topics taught and learning outcomes
Term 1.1
  • Be able to describe yourself, your personality and that of others.
  • Articulate how well you get on with others.
  • Recognise key structures to discuss social problems affecting young people today.

ASSESSMENT

  • GCSE reading and listening topic-based comprehension (lifestyle).
  • Controlled assessment task.

HOMEWORK

  • Vocabulary/grammar learning.
  • Written tasks.
  • Controlled assessment preparation.
Term 1.2
  • Learn key words and phrases related to sport, food and habits.
  • Discuss your lifestyle and what you do or don't do to keep healthy.
  • Recognise key vocabulary in relation to unsocial habits such as smoking and alcohol.

ASSESSMENT

  • GCSE reading and listening topic-based comprehension (lifestyle).

HOMEWORK

  • Vocabulary/grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension questions.
  • Written tasks.
Term 2.1
  • Recognise and manipulate vocabulary and phrases related to free time activities.
  • Discuss how you receive pocket money and your spending habits.
  • Discuss fashion: the clothes that you like to wear and the new technology that you like to use.

ASSESSMENT

  • GCSE reading and listening topic-based comprehension (leisure).

HOMEWORK

  • Vocabulary/grammar learning.
  • Reading comprehension questions.
  • Written tasks.
Term 2.2
  • Recognise and understand language related to countries, holiday destinations, modes of transport and accommodation.
  • Describe aspects of future and ideal holidays.
  • Familiarise yourself with the target language country as a holiday destination.

ASSESSMENT

  • GCSE reading and listening topic-based comprehension (leisure).
  • Controlled assessment task.

HOMEWORK

  • Vocabulary/grammar learning.
  • Written tasks.
  • Controlled assessment preparation.
Term 3.1
  • Review key aspects for success with controlled assessment.
  • Practise strategies to create developed pieces of writing.
  • Practise key question types and examination strategies in reading and listening at both fFoundation and hHigher entry.

ASSESSMENT

  • GCSE reading and listening topic-based comprehension (leisure).

HOMEWORK

  • Vocab/grammar learning.
  • Controlled assessment preparation.
Term 3.2
  • Review progress of the year and highlight strategies to improve performance across the four language skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of language related to describing your environment; house, area and region.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of living in your area.

ASSESSMENT

  • Summer progress examinations.
  • GCSE cross-topic reading and listening questions (Foundation / Higher Level).

HOMEWORK

  • Summer progress exams revision.
  • Written tasks - home and local area.

Year 11

Term Topics taught and learning outcomes
Term 1.1
  • Understand vocabulary and phrases related to discussing environmental issues.
  • State what you and others do to protect the environment.
  • Discuss environmental issues specific to your area.

ASSESSMENT

  • GCSE reading and listening topic-based comprehension (education and work).

HOMEWORK

  • Vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Written tasks.
Term 1.2
  • Review language to describe where you live.
  • Review a variety of ways of giving opinions and points of view about where you live.
  • Compare your area to others and describe its advantages and disadvantages.

ASSESSMENT

  • Controlled assessment task.

HOMEWORK

  • Vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Written tasks.
  • Controlled assessment preparation.
Term 2.1
  • Understand language related to describing your life at school; school subjects, the school day, rules and uniform.
  • Use a range of tenses in order to discuss your future plans and possible career path.
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of certain jobs including part-time jobs.

ASSESSMENT

  • Winter progress examinations.

HOMEWORK

  • Revision of key topic vocabulary and grammatical structures.
  • Practise tier appropriate past papers via Frog.
  • Written tasks.
Term 2.2
  • Use language to understand job specifications and job descriptions.
  • Understand texts that compare aspects of different jobs.
  • Discuss the benefits of completing work experience.

ASSESSMENT

  • GCSE reading and listening topic-based comprehension (education and work).
  • Controlled assessment task.

HOMEWORK

  • Vocabulary and grammar learning.
  • Controlled assessment preparation.
Term 3.1
  • Review key vocabulary and structures related to the topics of lifestyle, leisure, home and environment, education and work.
  • Practise question types in reading; synonyms, gap-fill questions and English comprehension.
  • Practise question types in listening; T/F/?, English comprehension and synonyms.

ASSESSMENT

  • GCSE reading and listening topic-based comprehension (all topics).

HOMEWORK

  • Vocab learning.
  • Completion of practice papers.
Term 3.2
  • Practise and prepare for the GCSE reading paper at foundation or higher tier.
  • Practise and prepare for the GCSE listening paper at foundation or higher tier.
  • Revise key topic vocabulary and grammar.

ASSESSMENT

  • Final GCSE reading and listening papers at foundation or higher tier.

HOMEWORK

  • Revision of key topic vocabulary and grammatical structures.
  • Practise tier appropriate past papers via Frog.