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Year 10 GCSE French Curriculum

YEAR 10 Studio for GCSE Higher Units 1-4

Content

Grammar

Unit 1: 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:

CATs

Topics

Type of Assessment

CAT 1

Unit 1

Listening comprehension, reading comprehension, writing

CAT 2

Unit 1-2

Speaking

CAT 3

Units 1 - 3

End of year exam including listening, reading and writing

CAT 1 (Year 11)

 

All units to date

Speaking

Main Resources:

Resource

Details

Course book

Studio for AQA Higher or Foundation GCSE

Other materials

Online platform (this provides access to the textbooks, online homework and additional practice exercises)

Speaking booklet

Role-play booklet

Vocabulary booklet

Recommended websites

Linguascope (school subscription)

Languages online

Duolingo

Equipment

Pens, pencils, ruler, rubber and Pritt Stick should be brought to all lessons

 

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