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Year 7 French Curriculum

  Topic Further details about the topic
Autumn Term
1 & 2

Units 1-13
Introduction to basic topics in French

Bonjour! - Meeting and greeting people ; spelling in French

Quel âge as-tu? - Counting to 21 ; saying how old you are

Joyeux anniversaire! - Days and months ; saying when your birthday is

Dans mon sac - Contents of your bag /the indefinite article and plurals

Ma salle de classe - Describing your classroom/the definite article

J’adore le judo - Likes and dislikes ; talking about hobbies

Les goûts et les couleurs - Colours ; adjectives

Tu as un animal? - Talking about animals/using a dictionary

Ma grand-mère est une hippie! - Talking about your family/using mon, ma and mes

J’habite dans un château! - Saying where you live ; using petit and grand

A table! - Saying what you eat and drink ; ordering in a café

Mon pays - Nationalities and countries ; using être

La météo - Talking about the weather ; rhyming and syllables

Spring Term
1 Studio 1
Unit 1
C’est perso!

Likes and dislikes - gender and definite article le la l’ les 

-er verbs singular

Possessions - indefinite articles un une (des) - avoir singular

Describing personal characteristics - être singular; adjectival agreement singular.

Describing physical appearance - mon ma mes ton ta tes
2 Studio 1
Unit 2
Mon collège

School subjects - connectives, intensifiers

Time and timetables - numbers 1 - 60

School routine - sing. –er verbs

School food - partitive article de la de l’ du des

Culture: School in France/Christmas in France
Summer Term
1 Studio 1
Unit 3
Mes passetemps

Use of computers and mobiles - complete paradigm –er verbs

Frequency - jouer + à la  à l’  au  aux

Talking about playing sports - paradigm faire + de la  de l’  du  des

Talking about other activities - opinions + infinitive

Saying what you like doing - complete paradigm être

Culture: Sport and leisure activities in France

2 Studio 1
Unit 4
Ma zone

Places in a town - il y a + il n’y a pas de, the negative, questions

Expressing opinions - complete paradigm aller + à la  à l’  au  aux

Places in a theme park, directions

Invitations - use of vouloir

Saying what one can do - pouvoir

Culture: Geography of France


  Topic Type of Assessment
CAT 1 Accès Studio; Unit 1 Listening, reading and writing
CAT 2 Unit 1-3 Speaking (unit 2), listening, reading and writing (units 1-3)

Main Resources

Resource Details Term
Text Book

Accès Studio booklet

Studio 1 in class

Other materials


Unit résumés

Online platform (This provides access to the textbook, online homework and additional practice exercises)


Recommended websites

Linguascope (school subscription)

Languages online


Enrichment opportunities

Activity or trip Day and time or term
Activities in class Study of the film Vie de chat, Spelling Bee
Support sessions As required
Languages Club Weekday lunchtime as staffing permits

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