Modern Foreign Languages

KS3 Modern Foreign Languages

Year 7 French & Spanish

Unit Title Brief Overview Of Unit
Introducing oneself
School
Family and friends
Describing others
Where I live
In my free time
Each unit covers topic vocabulary and grammar points including:

  • Using adjectives
  • Using present and near future tenses
  • Forming questions
  • Expressing opinions

Assessment in four skill areas every term:

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
 Useful Resources / Links www.quizlet.com
www.memrise.com
www.languagesonline.org.uk

Year 8 French & Spanish

Unit Title Brief Overview Of Unit
Daily routine
Holidays
TV and cinema
Trips / Days out
Food and drink
Clothes and school uniform
Each unit covers topic vocabulary and grammar points including:

  • Using a wide range of connectives / sequencers / time expressions
  • Using present, past and future tenses
  • Making comparisons
  • Justifying opinions
  • Using 3rd and plural person
  • Using reflexive verbs

Assessment in four skill areas every term:

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  Useful Resources / Links www.quizlet.com
www.memrise.com
www.languagesonline.org.uk

GCSE French

GCSE French  – Edexcel 1FR0 (9 – 1) (Years 9, 10 & 11)

Exam Information Paper 1: Listening and understanding in French (Written examination)

Foundation tier: 35 minutes including 5 minutes’ reading time; 50 marks
Higher tier: 45 minutes including 5 minutes’ reading time; 50 marks

25% of the total qualification

Paper 2: Speaking in French (Internally conducted and externally assessed)

Foundation tier: 7–9 minutes plus 12 minutes’ preparation time; 70 marks

Higher tier: 10–12 minutes plus 12 minutes’ preparation time; 70 marks

25% of the total qualification

Paper 3: Reading and understanding in French (Written examination)

Foundation tier: 45 minutes; 50 marks
Higher tier: 1 hour; 50 marks

25% of the total qualification

Paper 4: Writing in French (Written examination)

Foundation tier: 1 hour 10 minutes; 60 marks
Higher tier: 1 hour 20 minutes; 60 marks

25% of the total qualification

Course Overview Each unit studied per term in Years 9-11:

Year 9

Qui suis-je?   Friends / family, relationships
Le temps de loisirs   Free time – sports, tv/cinema, books/reading
Jours ordinaires, jours de fête?   Daily life, special occasions/festivals

Year 10

De la ville à la campagne Where you live, your region, weather
Le grand large   Holidays
Au college   School/education

Year 11

Bon travail   Work/employment
Un oeil sur le monde   Global issues

Useful Resources / Links Exam Board Information
www.quizlet.com
www.memrise.comRevise GCSE EdExcel 9-1 French revision guide & workbook
ISBN: 9781292132013

GCSE Spanish

GCSE Spanish  – Edexcel 1SP0 (9 – 1) (Years 9, 10 & 11)

Exam Information Paper 1: Listening and understanding in Spanish (Written examination)

Foundation tier: 35 minutes including 5 minutes’ reading time; 50 marks
Higher tier: 45 minutes including 5 minutes’ reading time; 50 marks

25% of the total qualification

Paper 2: Speaking in Spanish (Internally conducted and externally assessed)

Foundation tier: 7–9 minutes plus 12 minutes’ preparation time; 70 marks

Higher tier: 10–12 minutes plus 12 minutes’ preparation time; 70 marks

25% of the total qualification

Paper 3: Reading and understanding in Spanish (Written examination)

Foundation tier: 45 minutes; 50 marks
Higher tier: 1 hour; 50 marks

25% of the total qualification

Paper 4: Writing in Spanish (Written examination)

Foundation tier: 1 hour 10 minutes; 60 marks
Higher tier: 1 hour 20 minutes; 60 marks

25% of the total qualification

Course Overview Each unit studied per term in Years 9-11:

Year 9

¡Desconéctate !   Holidays
Mi vida en el insti   School/education
Mi gente   Friends / family, relationships

Year 10

Intereses e influencias Free time – sports, tv/cinema, books/reading
Ciudades   Where you live, your region, weather
De costumbre   Traditions/festivals/special occasions/mealtimes

Year 11

¡A currar !   Work/employment
Hacia un mundo mejor Global issues

Useful Resources / Links Exam Board Information
www.quizlet.com
www.memrise.comRevise GCSE EdExcel 9-1 Spanish revision guide & workbook
ISBN: 9781446903537

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