MFL

Director of Humanities : Miss E Butler

Teachers: Mrs R Still, Miss P Ravelo,

Mrs L McCormick, Mrs N Cuven 

KEY STAGE 3 MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Over the first 2 years pupils are given a good foundation in either French or Spanish, studying a variety of topics that feed into the GCSE topics.  They learn how to ask and answer questions, debate, decode spoken and written language and the skills involved in writing in another language.  

Both French and Spanish students study the topics below:

Year 7

Autumn 1 - My classroom, my personal information

Autumn 2 - School life

Spring 1 - My family

Spring 2 - My home

Summer 1 - My hobbies

Summer 2 - My town

Year 8

Autumn 1 - Friendships and relationships

Autumn 2 - Holidays

Spring 1 - Media

Spring 2 - My home

Summer 1 - My hobbies

Summer 2 - My town

GCSE MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES by AQA

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Pupils will learn to understand and communicate opinions while referring to past, present and future events, in both written and spoken language. Toynbee offers GCSE courses in French and Spanish.

FRENCH

Year 9 Autumn - All about me 

(Discussing family and friendships; talking about different relationships.  Comparison with life when you were younger.  Present tense, reflexive verbs, imperfect tense)

 

Year 9 Spring - Leisure time 

(Talking about a variety of different leisure activities; discussion of the impact of technology. Comparative, superlative, negatives)

 

Year 9 Summer - Daily life, celebrating festivals 

(Describing daily life and routines, including food and clothes.  Talking about different festivals. Asking questions, using modal verbs, using a variety of tenses)

 

Year 10 Autumn - Local area 

(Talking about where you live, including your local area/region. The pronoun ‘y’, superlative revision, negative structures, revising tenses)

 

Year 10 Spring - Holidays and Tourism

(Looking at different tourist scenarios.  Describing normal and past holidays. 3 time frames, the perfect and pluperfect tenses, demonstrative adjectives) 

 

Year 10 Summer - School life

(Comparing French and English school systems, subjects and activities. Direct object pronouns, the imperative and impersonal verbs.)

 

Year 11 Autumn - Work and employment

(How you earn money and talking about ideas for future jobs and careers. The conditional tense and the subjunctive)

 

Year 11 Spring - Global issues and revision

(Discussing natural disasters and other global issues and your response. More modal verbs, the passive, indirect object pronouns.

Preparation for the speaking exam)

 

Year 11 Summer - Revision and exams

(Preparation for the reading, listening and writing exam.)

SPANISH

Year 9 Autumn - Holidays and Tourism

(Talking about holiday preferences and describing a holiday in the past. Revising present tense verbs and using the preterite and imperfect tenses.)

 

Year 9 Spring - School life

(Discussing school subject and school life.  Talking about then and now.

Adjectives, comparatives, superlatives, negatives.)

 

Year 9 Summer - My people

(Discussing family and friendships; talking about different relationships and social networks. ‘Ser’ and ‘estar’, the present continuous, referring to past and present.)

 

Year 10 Autumn - Leisure time

(Talking about a variety of different leisure activities; and who inspires you. Stem-changing verbs, ‘soler’+ infinitives, the perfect tense.)

 

Year 10 Spring - Cities

(Describing and town and region.  Talking about problems in a town. Using ‘se puede’, the future tense, exclamations.)

 

Year 10 Summer - Celebrations and daily life

(Describing daily life and routines, including food and clothes.  Talking about different festivals. Reflexive verbs in the preterite, using ‘before’ and ‘after’ doing, expressions with the infinitive)

 

Year 11 Autumn - Work and employment

(Talking about jobs, work experience, languages and travel. Indirect object pronouns, different ways to talk about the future)

 

Year 11 Spring - Global issues and revision 

(Discussing natural disasters and other global issues and your response. The subjunctive and pluperfect.

Preparation for the speaking exam.)

 

Year 11 Summer - Revision and exams

Preparation for the reading, listening and writing exam

Department Vision

  • Pupils will achieve more than they think they can in all Humanities subjects. 

  • We will achieve the vision by delivering excellent teaching with high expectations of staff and pupils.

  • All Humanities staff are aware of the high expectations of behaviour and work from staff and pupils in the Humanities subjects.

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