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Year 9 French Curriculum

YEAR 9 Studio 2 unit 4; Studio 3 Units 2-4:



Studio 2 Unit 4  Chez moi, chez toi


Describing where you live

Describing your home

Talking about meals

Discussing what food to buy

Talking about an event, Carnaval

Culture: Different life-styles in French-speaking countries, Carnaval

Comparative adjectives, irregular adjectives


Boire and prendre

Il faut, partitive article, quantities

Using three tenses

Studio 3 Unit 2 Bien dans sa peau


Naming parts of the body

Talking about injury

Talking about sport and sporting routines

Talking about healthy eating and resolutions to stay healthy

Talking about plans to get fit


Revision of au/à la/à l’/aux

Il faut


Regular and irregular forms of the future tense


Developing reading skills

Writing a blog about staying fit

Unit 3 À l’horizon


Talking about jobs

Give reasons for choices

Talking about the importance of languages

Talking about what you used to be like/used to do

Talking about future plans

Understanding someone talking about their job

The conditional tense

Modal verbs

The imperfect tense

The future tense

Using these tenses together

Question forms


Talking about your dream job

Unit 4 Spécial vacances


Where you go/have been on holiday

Give details about holidays

Describe what you would like to do on holiday

Talking about what you need on a holiday

Describing what happened on a holiday

Describing a tourist attraction


Use of questions with an inversion

Use of the pronoun y

Using the conditional tense

Revision of reflexive verbs

Revision of the perfect tense

Using quel in exclamations

Using emphatic pronouns


Developing reading comprehension

Writing a blog about your holiday




Type of Assessment


Units 4 and 2

Listening, reading and writing


All units covered

Speaking (units 4 and 2), listening, reading and writing

Main Resources:



Course book

Studio 2 and 3 in class

Other materials

Unit résumés

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

Recommended websites

Linguascope (school subscription)

Languages online



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

Enrichment opportunities:

Activities in class

Film study Le Petit Nicolas, Business Language Champions  events when possible

Support sessions

As required

Languages Club

Weekday lunchtime as staffing permits


Where Next