Modern Foreign Languages

Head of MFL & Teacher of French and German Mrs S. East BA (Hons) French, German and International Relations
2nd 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

Where I live

Other countries

French speaking countries

Mardi Gras

Bedroom

Evening activities

Time

Town

Plastic and the environment

Asking and giving directions

Snack food

Prices

Evening activities

Time

Daily routine

School subjects

Culture of education in France

Opinions

Justifications

Hobbies

Instruments

Sports

Holidays

Holiday activities

Film project Tintin

Year 8

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Talking about others

Revision of characters: Charlotte and Didier

Talking in more detail about families

Talking about where people live

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 project 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 livingReading 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/collegeReading
• 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/partnershipAlso revision of speaking topicsReading 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/partnershipAlso revision of speaking topicsReading 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 Minimum of once a fortnight

20 – 30 minutes

  • Speaking
  • Spelling
  • Writing
Urdu club

Spanish club

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

COURSE BOOK = EXPO 1

Websites

www.linguascope.com

username = derbyhs

password = mrseast

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 Minimum of once a fortnight

20 – 30 minutes

  • Research homework
  • Cultural awareness
  • Assessment preparation
  • Website access
  • Worksheet tasks
Potential History and French trip

Urdu club

Spanish club

Intervention for students who are underachieving

by subject staff and HOD.

COURSE BOOK = EXPO 2 rouge and vert

Websites

www.linguascope.com

username = derbyhs

password = mrseast

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 Minimum of once a fortnight

20 – 30 minutes

  • Vocabulary learning
Potential History and French trip

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

username = derbyhs

password = mrseast

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 Once a week

  • Speaking
  • Spelling
  • Writing
Homework club for pupils wishing to revise or complete homework Revision Sessions

  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Reading

Exam board = AQA

Websites

www.linguascope.com

username = derbyhs

password = mrseast

intermediate

Kerboodle GCSE

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 Revision Sessions

  • Writing controlled assessments
  • Speaking controlled assessments
  • Listening and reading

Exam board = AQA

Websites

www.linguascope.com

username = derbyhs

password = mrseast