MFL Spanish Y8

Overall Curriculum Goals

5.    To accurately recall a range of vocabulary

6.    To develop confidence in our pronunciation and speaking skills.

7.    To improve accuracy the near future tense and start to use the perfect past tense

8.    To consolidate our ability to give a range of opinions with justifications.

9.    To start to be able to create a developed response using opinions and a range of tenses.

Enrichment Module 1

Michel Thomas Module 3

Enrichment Module 2

Michel Thomas Module 4

Enrichment Module 3

Cultural Project

Topic Title: 

Mi familia y mis amigos

Topic Title: 

MT3

Topic Title: 

 ¡Las vacaciones!

Topic Title: 

MT4

Topic Title: 

El futuro

Topic Title: 

Las fiesta

Topic Intent:

This module will teach students to talk and write about where they live and an introduction to food and recipes. These are topics that are accessible to all students, and they will feel comfortable talking about them. Student will learn basic vocabulary to talk/write about themselves. Teachers will build students’ confidence in working out the meaning of new words and pronunciation building on previous modules. Students have already seen the near future tense at the end of Y7. This module also links to theme 2 at GCSE.

Topic Intent:

We study Michel Thomas method at KPHS as it has proven to build linguistic confidence. It highlights links between French and English, building literacy in both languages. It also develops recall of key verbs and expressions and translation skills.

Topic Intent: 

In this module students will learn about the capital of France and build their cultural capital. They will be introduced to the perfect past tense for the first time – a core tense when communicating in a foreign language.  They will also learn some basic questions and answers that they could use in planning a trip to a French tourist attraction. As with all modules, teachers will build students’ confidence in working out the meaning of new words and pronunciation building on previous modules. This topic links to Theme 2 at GCSE and role-plays.

Topic Intent: 

We study Michel Thomas method at KPHS as it has proven to build linguistic confidence. It highlights links between French and English, building literacy in both languages. It also develops recall of key verbs and expressions and translation skills.

Topic Intent:

At KPHS, our motto is ‘Aspire, Learn, Achieve’, this module gives students to look at what they aspire to in the future and what they wish to achieve through their studies. It also looks at the importance of speaking multiple languages in the world of work. This module also links to theme 4 at GCSE.

Topic Intent:

The Spanish project aims to inspire learners of the places that learning Spanish can take them and to expand their global view. Students will continue to build their ability to give and justify their opinions in Spanish on cultural aspects such as music and food.  They will build on their ability to work out the meaning of new words through understanding tourist information. This project also links to theme 2 at GCSE.  

Key Content / Skills:  

  • ¿Cuántas personas hay en tu familia?
  • ¿Cómo es…?
  • ¿Dónde vives?
  • ¿Cómo sería tu casa ideal?

Key Content / Skills:  

MT 1,2 & 3 Vocab list including:
  • -íca words
  • puedo
  • core infinitive verbs
  • Ciné-Club

Key Content / Skills:  

  • ¿Qué se puede hacer en Barcelona?
  • ¿Qué hiciste en Barcelona?
  •  
  • ¿Qué vas a hacer en Barcelona?

Key Content / Skills:  

MT 1,2, 3 & 4 Vocab list including:
  • tengo que
  • core infinitive verbs
  • ¿Qué tipo de..?
  • -ion words

Key Content / Skills:  

  • ¿Qué vas a hacer en el futuro?
  • ¿Por qué es importante aprender otros idiomas?

Key Content / Skills:  

  • Spanish festivals
  • La tomatina
  • Bullfighting & San Fermín
  • Ciné-Club

Assessment:

Listening and Reading assessment

Percentage grade awarded.

Completed end of Autumn 1/ start of Autumn 2

Assessment:

Dictation, listening and translation assessment of MT vocab.

Percentage grade awarded.

Completed end of Autumn 2

Assessment:

Writing assessment

Percentage grade awarded.

Completed end of Spring 1/ start of Spring 2

Assessment:

Dictation, listening and translation assessment of MT vocab.

Percentage grade awarded.

Completed end of Spring 2

Assessment:

This module will be assessed as part of the End of Year assessment which covers all vocab studied so far at KPHS.

There will be three assessments: Listening, Reading and Writing

Percentage grade awarded.

Completed end of Summer 1, start of Summer 2

Assessment: 

This module is not formally assessed

Home Learning:

Each week students will receive a crossword to complete in French of some core high frequency vocab. Students who do not complete their homework on time will receive a catch up from their teacher to complete the homework on the same day. Teachers will award classchart points to those who consistently complete homework on time. Each half term there is an extended cultural homework which is optional but for those students who wish to go the extra mile with their learning.

Employability, Professionalism and Enterprise  (EPE) Links

  • Organisation skills: creating ordered notes of core vocabulary to support revision.
  • Communication skills: listening for detail, being able to communicate in French in a range of topic areas.
  • Cultural Agility: develop our understanding and respect for other cultures and linguistic differences.
  • Attention to  detail: being precise in your writing, spelling of unfamiliar words and checking grammar (particularly tenses) to ensure our work is accurate. 

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