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Year 9 French Curriculum

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

Content

Grammar/skills

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

Prepositions

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

Depuis

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

Assessments:

CATs

Topics

Type of Assessment

CAT 1

Units 4 and 2

Listening, reading and writing

CAT 2

All units covered

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

Main Resources:

Resource

Details

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

Duolingo

Equipment

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

 

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