French

Year 7

Autumn Term

Topics

  • Greetings, alphabet, numbers
  • School objects
  • Birthday and age
  • Brothers and sisters and practice of the verb avoir
  • Family and using the possessive adjective
  • Describing yourself and others and adjectival agreement
  • Describing hair and eyes and plural adjective agreement

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Spring Term

Topics

  • Where you live
  • Describing your home
  • Describing your bedroom
  • Talking about what you do in the evening
  • Telling the time

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Summer Term

Topics

  • Asking about places in a town
  • Asking for directions
  • Describing where you are and what you are doing
  • Expressing opinions
  • Ordering drinks and snacks

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Year 8

Autumn Term

Topics

  • Talking about you daily routine
  • Using reflexive verbs
  • Talking about your school subjects
  • Using the present tense of –er verbs
  • Giving opinions and reasons
  • Using connectives and intensifiers
  • Talking about your timetable
  • Talking about what you do after school
  • Using the verb faire

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Spring Term

Topics

  • Talking about sports and games
  • Talking about musical instruments
  • Using jouer de
  • Saying what you like to do
  • Using aimer + the infinitive
  • Going on holiday
  • Using aller + infinitive

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Summer Term

Topics

  • Discussing personal details
  • Detailed descriptions of people
  • Using the verb avoir and être
  • Adjectival agreement
  • Using the perfect tense
  • Describing jobs using il and elle
  • Describing the weather

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Year 9

Autumn Term – S Band

Topics

  • Describing TV programmes and films
  • Describing hair and eyes
  • Using avoir and être (full paradigm)
  • Describing nationalities
  • Describing what you read
  • Talking about what you did last weekend
  • Using the perfect tense
  • Using irregular past participles

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Spring Term – S Band

Topics

  • Describing free time activities
  • Using the future tense
  • Discussing plans for the future (work, family, education)
  • Exploring why learning a foreign language is important
  • Analysing a case study
  • Using time frames and connectives

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Summer Term – S Band

Topics

  • Healthy living
  • Describing what hurts
  • Describing illness
  • Keeping fit and healthy (exercise and diet)
  • Describing keep fit activities
  • Using the perfect tense

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Autumn Term – J Band (Study the GCSE Foundation course)

Topics

  • Me, my family and my friends
  • Technology in everyday life

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Spring Term – J Band (Study the GCSE Foundation course)

Topics

  • Technology in everyday life
  • Free time activities

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Summer Term – J Band (Study the GCSE Foundation course)

Topics

  • Free time activities
  • Customs and traditions

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Year 10

AQA GCSE French
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/languages/gcse/french-8658

Autumn Term

Theme – Local, national, international and global areas of interest

Topics

  • Home, town, neighbourhood and region
  • Social issues (charity and voluntary work / healthy and unhealthy living)
  • The environment

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Spring Term

Theme – Local, national, international and global areas of interest

Topic

  • Poverty and homelessness
  • Holidays and travel

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Summer Term

Theme – Local, national, international and global areas of interest

Topic

  • Regions of France
  • Grammar practice

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Year 11

AQA GCSE French
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/languages/gcse/french-8658

Autumn Term

Theme – Current and future study and employment

Topic

  • Life at school and college
  • Jobs, career choices and ambitions

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Spring Term

Theme – Identity and culture

Topic

  • Relationships with family and friends
  • Marriage and partnerships
  • Social media
  • Mobile technology

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing

Summer Term

Topic

  • France and customs
  • Francophone festivals
  • Home and where I live

Skills – Listening, speaking, reading and writing