The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 11 GCSE French Curriculum

    UNITS 5-8 Studio for GCSE Higher

    In 2018-19 we will teach the topics in this order: 8,5,6 and 7.

    Content

    Grammar

    Unit 5: Local, national, international and global areas of interest : holidays

     

    Talking about an ideal holiday; booking and reviewing hotels; ordering in a restaurant; talking about travelling; buying souvenirs; talking about holiday disasters

    The conditional; reflexive verbs in the perfect tense; en + present participle; avant de + infinitive; demonstrative adjectives and pronouns; pluperfect tense

    Unit 6 : Current and future study and employment: school; local, national, international and global areas of interest : healthy and unhealthy lifestyles; exchanges

     

    Talking about school; comparing schools in UK and francophone countries; school rules; healthy living; discussing vices; talking about a school exchange

    Using ‘il’ and ‘elle’; using ‘ils’ and ‘elles’; ‘il faut’ and ‘il est interdit de’ ; the imperative ; present and future tenses ; past, present and future timeframes

    Unit 7: Current and future study and employment: work

     

    Discussing career choices; plans hopes and wishes; applying for jobs; work case studies

    Better, worse, best, worst; subjunctive; direct object pronouns; prepositions after verbs

    Unit 8 :  Local, national, international and global areas of interest : environment and social issues

     

    Discussing problems facing the world; protecting the environment; ethical shopping; volunteering; big events

    Types of word; pouvoir and devoir in conditional; passive; indirect object pronouns; presenting arguments

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Units 1 -4 GCSE course

     

    Units 1-5 and 8

    Writing (and Speaking from Year 10)

    Full mock in December

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Full GCSE course

    Listening and reading comprehension, writing , speaking

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Full GCSE specification

    GCSE exam

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details

     

    Term

     

    Course book

    Studio for AQA Higher or Foundation GCSE

    All

    Recommended reading

    Grammar and translation workbook

    All

    Recommended websites

    Linguascope

    Languages online

    All

    Equipment

    Pens, pencils, ruler, crayons. Pritt Stick should be brought to all lessons

    All

    Enrichment opportunities for GCSE:

    Activity

    Day and time or term

    Support sessions Year 11

    One lunchtime/ one after-school session

    Enrichment group Year 11

    One lunchtime a week

    In class Year 10

    Film: Untouchable