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Modern Foreign Languages

French

French KS3 Curriculum Topics

 

Autumn Term 1

Autumn Term
2

Spring Term
 1

Spring Term
2

Summer Term 1

Summer Term 2 

Year
7

Introducing myself

Numbers and dates  First person -er verbs; the verb avoir ; adjectives ; likes and dislikes.

Family and personal description   

Description; infinitives and regular -er verbs; saying what you do.

School
Telling the time; school subjects; school uniform.

Adjectives; sequencers; the present tense. 

Weather
Sports
Free time interests 

Verbs faire and jouer; using aimer + the infinitive; -er verbs singular and plural.

Likes and dislikes
Local area
Towns 

Possessive adjectives; using du/de la/des; describing an area. 

Spare time interests
Food and eating out 

Using the verb aller; using the verb vouloir; ordering in a café; using the near future tense. 

Year
8

Holidays and transport

The past tense; giving opinions in the past.

Festivals and food

Festivals in the Francophone world; shopping at a market; using the near future tense. 

TV, technology and leisure interests

Adjectivial agreement; the 24 hour clock; using negatives; using two tenses together. 

The world around us
Local area
Weather 

Using pouvoir  and vouloir + infinitive; using two tenses together.

Daily routine
Home

Using reflexive verbs; using devoir + infinitive.

Sport
Injurires and illness
Directions int he town

Using the comparative; the vous form of the imperative; visiting the doctor; using three tenses together.

Year
9

Role models 
Celebrations 

Using aimer with a noun or and infinitive; describing in 1st and 3rd person; using the perfect tense and the present tense together.

Jobs
Future plans

Using pouvoir and vouloir with the infinitve;  using the near future and the perfect tenses with the negative.

Music
Refugees

Discussing preferences; comparatives. 

The world around us 
The environment

Using negatives and 'never'; talking about what we must do; using the perfect tense; using the conditional tense for what we would like to do

Important places in the world
Holidays
Francophone countries

Describing places; using a range of verbs with the infinitive; researching a French-speaking country. 

Future plans
Travelling
Francophone artistes

Using three different tenses together; cultural work. 

French KS4 Curriculum Topics

 

Autumn
Term 1

Autumn
Term 2

Spring
Term 1

Spring
Term 2

Summer
Term 1

Summer
Term 2

Year
10

Family relationships - revising vocabulary and using reflexive verbs. Going out - revising the near future tense and the perfect tense. 

People we admire - using a range of tenses together. Online actvities and TV -  using the comparative. 

Food, meals and daily life - using irregular verbs and modal verbs. 

Family celebrations, traditions and festivals - using time phrases, dates, negatives and a combination of tenses. My region -  describing where we live and what it is like

My region (cont.) - talking about likes and dislikes, including the weather and using the superlative. Using adjectives. Making plans for the future. 

Holidays - using a range of tenses. Making hotel reservations and eating out (including as role play). Talking about holiday disasters using the pluperfect tense. 

Year
11

         

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German

German KS3 Curriculum Topics

 

Autumn Term 1

Autumn Term
2

Spring Term
 1

Spring Term
2

Summer Term 1

Summer Term 2 

Year
7

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Year
8

Introducing myself

Introducation of regular verbs - wohnen; irregular verbs - haben and sein; Gender of nouns - definite and indefinite articles 'the' and 'and'.

Descriptions of family and pets, Age; Colours; Months and Dates;

Pronouns; Present Tense verbs (continued); Using adjectives; Plurals; Ordinal numbers.

Sport, Leisure, Free time activities

 Using qualifiers; likes/ dislikes (gern/ nicht gern); other irregular present tense verbs; word order.

School

Word order with 'weil' (because); time expressions; prepositions; 
sein/ihr (his/her); introduction to modal verbs.

Town and shopping for food/drink/ souvenirs. Assessment.

Using 'es gibt' to say what there 'is' and 'isn't' in a town; shopping using euros and cents; modal verbs (continued).

Holiday Plans 

Future Tense; high frequency words; writing at length.

Year
9

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German KS4 Curriculum Topics

 

Autumn
Term 1

Autumn
Term 2

Spring
Term 1

Spring
Term 2

Summer
Term 1

Summer
Term 2

Year
11

Topic  -  Continuation of Holidays

Theme - Local area, holiday and travel

Language skills - Discussing holiday experiences, advantages and disadvantages.

Topic - Work

Theme - Future aspirations, study and work

Language skills - Using conjunctions, intensifiers and sequencers. Using a variety of tenses.

Topic  -  The World around us

Theme - International and Global dimension

Language skills - Understanding texts about global events and issues. Developing awareness of adjectival nouns and the passive.

Revision of all 5 themes in all 4 skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing with focus on speaking exam

Revision continued.

Examination technique.

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