The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 7 French Curriculum

    Introduction to French/Revision: Accès Studio

    Titles

     

    Topics/grammar/skills

    Units 1-13 Introduction to basic topics in French

     

    Bonjour!

     

    Quel âge as-tu?

     

    Joyeux anniversaire!

     

    Dans mon sac

     

     

    Ma salle de classe

     

    J’adore le judo

     

    Les goûts et les couleurs

     

    Tu as un animal?

     

    Ma grand-mère est une hippie!

     

    J’habite dans un château!

     

    A table!

     

    Mon pays

     

    La météo

     

    Meeting and greeting people ; spelling in French

     

    Counting to 21 ; saying how old you are

     

    Days and months ; saying when your birthday is

     

    Contents of your bag /the indefinite article and plurals

     

    Describing your classroom/the definite article

     

    Likes and dislikes ; talking about hobbies

     

    Colours ; adjectives

     

    Talking about animals/using a dictionary

     

    Talking about your family/using mon, ma and mes

     

    Saying where you live ; using petit and grand

     

    Saying what you eat and drink ; ordering in a café

     

    Nationalities and countries ; using être

     

    Talking about the weather ; rhyming and syllables

    Year 7 Continued: Units 1-4 Studio 1

    Content

     

    Grammar

    Unit 1 C’est perso!

     

    Likes and dislikes

     

    Possessions

     

    Describing personal characteristics

    Describing physical appearance

    gender and definite article le la l’ les

    -er verbs singular

    indefinite articles un une (des)

    avoir singular

    être singular; adjectival agreement singular.

    mon ma mes ton ta tes

    Unit 2 Mon collège

     

    School subjects

    Time and timetables

    School routine

    School food

    Culture: School in France/Christmas in France

    connectives, intensifiers

    numbers 1 - 60

    sing. –er verbs

    partitive article de la de l’ du des

    Unit 3 Mes passetemps

     

    Use of computers and mobiles

    Frequency

    Talking about playing sports

    Talking about other activities

    Saying what you like doing

    Culture: Sport and leisure activities in France

    complete paradigm –er verbs

     

    jouer + à la  à l’  au  aux

    paradigm faire + de la  de l’  du  des

    opinions + infinitive

    complete paradigm être

    Unit 4 Ma zone

     

    Places in a town

    Expressing opinions

    Places in a theme park, directions

    Invitations

    Saying what one can do

    Culture: Geography of France

    il y a + il n’y a pas de, the negative, questions

    complete paradigm aller + à la  à l’  au  aux

     

    use of vouloir

    pouvoir

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Accès Studio; Unit 1

    Listening comprehension, reading comprehension, writing

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Unit 2

    Speaking

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Units 1 - 3

    End of year exam including listening, reading and writing

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details

     

    Term

     

    Course book

    Studio 1

     

    All

    Recommended reading

    Unit résumés and notes

    Learning homework guidelines

     

    All

    Recommended websites

    Linguascope

    Languages online

    Duolingo

    All

    Equipment

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

    All

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activities in class

    Study of films Les Choristes and Vie de chat, spelling bee

    Support sessions

    As required

    Languages Club

    Weekday lunchtime as staffing permits