The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 10 GCSE French Curriculum

    YEAR 10 UNITS 1-4 Studio for GCSE Higher (each unit will last approximately 10 weeks):

    Content

    Grammar

    Unit1: identity and culture: family, friends

     

    talking about friends and what makes a good friend; talking about family relationships; making arrangements to go out; describing a night out with friends; talking about your life when you were younger; discussing role models

    using irregular verbs in the present tense; reflexive verbs in present tense; near future tense; perfect tense; imperfect tense; combining present, perfect and imperfect tenses.

    Unit 2 : identity and culture: free time

     

    talking about sport; talking about life online; books and reading; television programmes; cinema

    depuis + present tense; the comparative; imperfect tense; direct object pronouns; the superlative.

    Unit 3 : identity and culture : daily routine, special events

     

    describing daily life; food for special occasions; formal / informal register; family celebrations; festivals and traditions

    pouvoir and devoir (modals); the pronoun ‘en’; uses of ‘tu’ and ‘vous’ form; venir de + infinitive; combining tenses

    Unit 4 : local, national, international and global areas of interest : local area and issues

     

    describing a region; talking about own town, village or district; discussing things to see or do; plans and weather; community projects

    the pronoun ‘y’; negatives; questions using ‘quel’ etc.; future tense; combining present, past and future tenses

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Unit 1

    listening comprehension, reading comprehension, writing

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Unit 1-2

    speaking

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Units 1 - 4

    End of year exam including listening, reading, writing and speaking

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details

    Term

    Studio for AQA Higher GCSE

     

    All

    Recommended reading

    Grammar and translation workbook

    All

    Recommended websites

    Linguascope

    Languages online

    Duolingo

    All

    Equipment

    Pens, pencils, ruler, crayons. Pritt Stick

    All

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activity

    Day and time or term

    Languages workshop  TBC

    Support sessions if required

    Thursday after school or as staffing permits