Modern Foreign Languages

Head of MFL & Teacher of French and German Mrs S. East BA (Hons) French, German and International Relations
Second in MFL Ms L. Harvey – PGCE Humanities/Master of Arts Degree with merit
Teacher of French Ms N. Glancy BA (Hons) English and French

Per Term Topic Information

Year 7

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
  • Myself
  • numbers
  • months
  • days
  • the classroom
  • family
  • animals
  • Introduction of characters: Charlotte and Didier
  • House
  • home
  • personalities
  • looks
  • opinions of cognates
  • Introduction of phrase of the day
  • Where I live
  • Other countries
  • French speaking countries
  • mardi gras
  • bedroom
  • evening activities
  • Town
  • Plastic and the environment
  • Asking and giving directions
  • Snack food
  • Prices
  • evening activities
  • Daily routine
  • School subjects
  • Culture of education in France
  • Opinions
  • Justifications
  • Hobbies
  • Instruments
  • la fête de la music
  • Sports
  • Holidays
  • Holiday activities

Year 8

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
  • Talking about
  • Revision of characters: Charlotte and Didier
  • Talking in more detail about families
  • Talking about where people live
  • French speaking countries
  • the weather
  • What you like to do.
  • Sports
  • activities with friends
  • TV programmes
  • Television in France
  • Christmas in France
  • Excursions
  • Excuses
  • Clothing
  • Buying clothes and prices
  • fashion and shopping habits
  • Past tense where you went
  • Food likes and dislikes
  • French Apprentice
  • Breakfast, lunch and evening meal
  • Preparing a party
  • Buying food
  • Restaurant visits
  • Countries and languages
  • French speaking countries
  • Holiday destinations
  • Talking about a past holiday
  • Talking about friends
  • Pocket money
  • New Technology
  • social media
  • downloading music
  • Future holidays
  • Plans and dreams
  • Film projects les choristes

Year 9

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
  • Revision of characters: Charlotte and Didier
  • TV programmes and films
  • Cinema
  • Looks
  • Reading
  • Last weekend
  • Weekend plans
  • Future plans and predictions
  • Future careers
  • Why languages are important
  • Options and careers with MFL
  • Illness
  • Healthy eating
  • Health lifestyle
  • giving and receiving advice
  • Keeping fit
  • French sporting heroes
  • Friends
  • Crime in the castle
  • Solving crimes
  • Different areas of France
  • Travel arrangements
  • Booking a hotel room
  • Visiting an attraction
  • Le Mans – 24 hour race
  • Different school systems.
  • Young people and work
  • Social issues
  • Rights and religion
  • Human rights
  • Film Project Asterix aux jeux olympiques

Year 10

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
  • 3.1.1 Theme 1: Identity and culture
  • Theme 1: Identity and culture covers the following four topics with related sub-topics shown as bullet points:
  • Topic 1: Me, my family and friends
  • Relationships with family and friends
  • Topic 2: Technology in everyday life
  • Social media
  • Mobile technology

Reading and listening tasks

  • 3.1.1 Theme 1: Identity and culture
  • Theme 1: Identity and culture covers the following four topics with related sub-topics shown as bullet points:
  • Topic 3: Free-time activities

Reading and listening tasks

  • 3.1.2 Theme 2: Local, national, international and global areas of interest
  • Theme 2: Local, national, international and global areas of interest covers the following four topics with related sub-topics shown as bullet points:
  • Topic 1: Home, town, neighbourhood and region
  • Healthy/unhealthy living

Reading and listening tasks

  • 3.1.2 Theme 2: Local, national, international and global areas of interest
  • Theme 2: Local, national, international and global areas of interest covers the following four topics with related sub-topics shown as bullet points:
  • Topic 3: Global issues
  • The environment
  • Topic 4: Travel and tourism

Reading and listening tasks

  • 3.1.3 Theme 3: Current and future study and employment
  • Theme 3: Current and future study and employment covers the following four topics:
  • Topic 1: My studies
  • Topic 2: Life at school/college

Reading and listening tasks

  • 3.1.3 Theme 3: Current and future study and employment
  • Theme 3: Current and future study and employment covers the following four topics:
  • Topic 3: Education post-16
  • Topic 4: Jobs, career choices and ambitions

Reading and listening tasks

Year 11

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2

Learning of any topics that haven’t been covered in speaking

  • Topic 4: Customs and festivals in French-speaking countries/communities
  • Topic 2: Social issues
  • Charity/voluntary work
  • Poverty/homelessness
  • Marriage/partnership

Also revision of speaking topics

Reading and listening tasks

Learning of any topics that haven’t been covered in speaking

  • Topic 4: Customs and festivals in French-speaking countries/communities
  • Topic 2: Social issues
  • Charity/voluntary work
  • Poverty/homelessness
  • Marriage/partnership

Also revision of speaking topics

Reading and listening tasks

Over the next 2 Terms

Speaking – Students to practice:

Reading and Listening

Photo card answers to literary texts.

Role Play

Practice questions – answers in TL, answers in English

Photo card answers to literary texts.

Conversation (key topics below)

Self and family

Home and environment

Free Time

Education

Holidays

Writing – students to practice:

Photo card (Foundation)

Extended responses (Foundation and Higher)

Translation (Foundation and Higher

Curriculum Information

Year 7

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
4

All KS3

At least once a fortnight

20 – 30 minutes

  • Speaking tasks
  • Spellings tasks
  • Writing tasks
  • Urdu club
  • Spelling Bee club
  • Intervention for students who are underachieving by subject staff and HOD.

COURSE BOOK = EXPO 1

Websites

www.linguascope.com

Ask your teacher for the username and password

Français extra

 

Year 8

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
4
  • Research homework
  • Cultural awareness
  • Assessment preparation
  • Website access
  • Worksheet tasks
Urdu club Intervention for students who are underachieving by subject staff and HOD. COURSE BOOK = EXPO 2 rouge and vert

Websites

www.linguascope.com

Ask your teacher for the username and password

Français extra

Year 9

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
4
  • Vocabulary learning
Urdu club

Spanish club

Intervention for students who are underachieving by subject staff and HOD.

COURSE BOOK = EXPO 3 rouge and vert

Websites

www.linguascope.com

Ask your teacher for the username and password

Français extra

Year 10

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5

All KS4

once a week

  • Speaking tasks
  • Spellings tasks
  • Writing tasks
  • Homework club for pupils wishing to revise or complete homework
  • History and French trip
  • Revision sessions for writing
  • Revision sessions for speaking
  • Revision sessions for listening
  • Revision session for reading

Exam board = AQA

Websites

www.linguascope.com

Ask your teacher for the username and password

intermediate

GCSE bite size

Year 11

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5
  • Research homework
  • Cultural awareness
  • Assessment preparation
  • Website access
  • Worksheet tasks
  • Exam revision
  • Vocabulary learning
  • Homework club for pupils wishing to revise or complete homework
  • Extra Revision sessions Wed Week A after school.
  • Revision sessions for writing controlled assessments.
  • Revision sessions for speaking controlled assessments.
  • Revision sessions for listening and reading

Exam board = AQA

Websites

www.linguascope.com

Ask your teacher for the username and password

intermediate