The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 9 French Curriculum

    UNIT 4 Studio 2; Units 1-5 Studio 3:

    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 1 Ma vie sociale d’ado

     

    Talking about Facebook

    Giving your opinion about someone

    Arranging going out

    Describing a date

    Describing a musical event

    Culture: La Fête de la Musique

    Revision of present, perfect and near future tenses

    Use of all three tenses

    Direct object pronouns and agreements

     

    Speaking at length

    Writing for a magazine

    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

    Unit 5 Moi dans le monde

     

    Saying what you are allowed and not allowed to do

    Saying what is important to you

    Saying what worries you

    Talking about things you buy

    Talking about what makes you happy

    Using idioms with avoir

    Using the imperative

    Using direct object pronouns

    Using si

    Using ce qui and ce que

    Using meilleur

    Understanding difficult texts

    Speaking at length about yourself

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Units 4 and 1

    listening comprehension, reading comprehension, writing

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Units to date

    speaking

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    All units

    End of year exam- listening, reading and writing

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details

     

    Term

     

    Course books

    Studio 2 and 3

    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

    Unit 6 Studio 2: Francophonie and French history

    Film study la Famille Bélier

    Support sessions

    As required

    Languages Club

    Weekday lunchtime as staffing permits