Modern Foreign Languages – French

Year 8

TermAutumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
Weeks785667
Unit Title:T’es branchée?

What television programmes, types of films and books do you watch/read and like/dislike? What do you on the internet? What do you do, depending on the weather?
Paris, je t’adore!

What monuments can we visit in the French capital? Can you understand information about museums? What activities can we do in Paris? What do the 14th July celebrations involve?
Mon identité

What is your personality? What are your friends like? What music do you like? What clothes do you wear? How was your last weekend?
Chez moi, chez toi

Where do you live? What is your accommodation like?
What is the pancake recipe? How are you going to celebrate shrove Tuesday?
Quel talent?!

What talent do you and other people have? What are the judges on talent shows like?
Studio découverte

End of year cultural project to develop cultural awareness: the French-speaking world and the French revolution.
Overview (content/skills)1) La télévision
2) Le cinéma
3) La lecture
4) L’internet
5) Le temps et les activités
6) Revision and preparation for the writing assessment (model answers)
7) Assessment

All units provide opportunities to develop all 4 core skills in languages (listening, speaking, reading and writing). Grammar is taught discreetly and/or explicitly.
1) Monuments à Paris
2) Les activités à Paris
3) Des questions
4) C’était comment?
5) Le 14 juillet à Paris
6) Revision and preparation for the speaking assessment (model answers)
7) Assessment

All units provide opportunities to develop all 4 core skills in languages (listening, speaking, reading and writing). Grammar is taught discreetly and/or explicitly.
1) Mon caractère
2) Mes copains
3) J’aime la musique
4) Mon style
5) Le weekend dernier
6) Revision and preparation for the writing assessment (model answers)
7) Assessment

All units provide opportunities to develop all 4 core skills in languages (listening, speaking, reading and writing). Grammar is taught discreetly and/or explicitly.
1) Mon quartier
2) Ma maison
3) Les repas
4) Les crêpes
5) Le carnaval
6) Revision and preparation for the speaking assessment (model answers)
7) Assessment

All units provide opportunities to develop all 4 core skills in languages (listening, speaking, reading and writing). Grammar is taught discreetly and/or explicitly.
1) La France a du talent.
2) Je dois gagner !
3) Ne fais pas ça !
4) Les juges sont comment ?
5) Qui est le gagnant ?
6) Revision and preparation for the writing assessment (model answers)
7) Assessment

All units provide opportunities to develop all 4 core skills in languages (listening, speaking, reading and writing). Grammar is taught discreetly and/or explicitly.
1) Les pays francophones
2) Les sciences
3) La Revolution francaise.
4) Revision: reading
5) Revision : writing
6) Revision : grammar
7) Assessment

All units provide opportunities to develop all 4 core skills in languages (listening, speaking, reading and writing). Grammar is taught discreetly and/or explicitly.
Some subject specific literacy:Masculine/feminine/plural nouns.
Pronouns and conjugating verbs (present tense)
Facts and opinions.
Infinitive verbs (with opinions + on peut)
Turning statements into questions.
The past tense.
Masculine/feminine/plural adjectives.
The near future tense.
The past tense.
Using the partitive article.
Il faut + infinitives
The near future tense.
Conjugation of modal verbs.
Masculine, feminine and plural adjectives.
The imperative mode.
More use of infinitives.
Birth rates, death rates, life expectancy, literacy, doctor/ 1000, GDP, per capita. Developed, emerging and developing countries
Numeracy:Museum prices and opening times.Prices of clothesQuantities for recipesThe metric system in Fench-speaking countries.
Assessment:Reading, writing and grammar assessment

Differentiated, scaffolded reading comprehension tasks covering all topics covered during the Module.

Writing assessment task: respond to four questions in the target language (minimum expected amount of words: 40)

Grammar assessment (designed by the staff of Eltham Hill School).
Listening, speaking and grammar assessment

Differentiated, scaffolded listening comprehension tasks covering all topics covered during the Module.

Speaking assessment task: respond to a selection of questions in the target language. Students should balance out 1) Facts, opinions and explanations 2) The present tense and past tense.

Grammar assessment (designed by the staff of Eltham Hill School).
Reading, writing and grammar assessment

Differentiated, scaffolded reading comprehension tasks covering all topics covered during the Module.

Writing assessment task: respond to four questions in the target language (minimum expected amount of words: 50)

Grammar assessment (designed by the staff of Eltham Hill School).
Listening, speaking and grammar assessment

Differentiated, scaffolded listening comprehension tasks covering all topics covered during the Module.

Speaking assessment task: respond to a selection of questions in the target language. Students should balance out 1) Facts, opinions and explanations 2) The present tense and past tense.

Grammar assessment (designed by the staff of Eltham Hill School).
Reading, writing and grammar assessment

Differentiated, scaffolded reading comprehension tasks covering all topics covered during the Module.

Writing assessment task: respond to four questions in the target language (minimum expected amount of words: 70)

Grammar assessment (designed by the staff of Eltham Hill School).
End of Year assessment: reading and writing (tbc).

Differentiated, scaffolded reading comprehension tasks covering all topics covered during the course of Year 8.

Writing assessment task: respond to a selection of questions in the target language. Students should balance out 1) Facts, opinions and explanations 2) The present tense and past tense.

Grammar assessment (designed by the staff of Eltham Hill School).
Other informationHomework: Set weekly, homework tasks invite students to revisit core content of vocabulary and grammar in a variety of engaging and purposeful activities.Homework: Set weekly, homework tasks invite students to revisit core content of vocabulary and grammar in a variety of engaging and purposeful activities.Homework: Set weekly, homework tasks invite students to revisit core content of vocabulary and grammar in a variety of engaging and purposeful activities.Homework: Set weekly, homework tasks invite students to revisit core content of vocabulary and grammar in a variety of engaging and purposeful activities.Homework: Set weekly, homework tasks invite students to revisit core content of vocabulary and grammar in a variety of engaging and purposeful activities.