Important Messages: The school is now closed for half term. School returns on 31st October for years 11, 12 and 13. All other years return on the 4th November.
Year 10 Curriculum Information - French
Examination Board

Edexcel

Topics covered in the Autumn term
  • All about me
  • Holidays
  • Town
  • Family relationships
  • Going out
  • Describing a night out with friends
  • Life when you were younger
  • Talking about role models
  • Cultural life – sport / music
  • Life online
  • Books / reading
  • Television programmes
  • Actors / films / media
  • Technology / film

Autumn Term Grammar

  • Present tense regular / irregular verbs
  • Reflexive verbs
  • Near future tense
  • Perfect tense
  • Imperfect tense
  • Depuis + present tense
  • Comparatives / superlatives
  • Direct object pronouns
Topics Covered in the Spring Term
  • Daily life
  • Food / meals
  • Clothing
  • Traditions / special occasions
  • Polite / formal language
  • Family celebrations
  • Festivals
  • Holidays – weather / travel
  • Town / region / country
  • What to see and do
  • Making plans
  • Community projects

Spring Term Grammar

  • Modal verbs (pouvoir / devoir / vouloir)
  • Pronoun “en”
  • Tu vs vous
  • Venir de
  • Pronoun “y”
  • Future tense
  • Question words
  • Negatives
Topics Covered in the Summer Term
  • Local area / holiday and travel
  • Where you normally go
  • Holidays in the past / future
  • Ideal holiday
  • Travel and tourist transaction
  • Buying souvenirs
  • Disastrous holidays
  • School – compare with France / French speaking countries
  • School rules
  • Accomplishments / achievements at school
  • School exchange / trips abroad

Summer Term Grammar

  • Conditional tense
  • Reflexive verbs in perfect tense
  • En + present participle
  • Avant de + infinitive
  • Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
  • Pluperfect tense
  • Il / elle vs ils / elles
  • Il faut / il est interdit de
  • Imperative
  • Past / present / future timeframes
Assessment
  • Translation
  • Extended writing
  • Grammar tests
  • Spelling tests
  • Vocabulary tests
  • Reading comprehension
  • Listening assessment
  • Role plays (speaking)
Special Requirements/Equipment
  • Whiteboard pen
  • French dictionary
  • French revision guide (Edexcel)
  • Studio Edexcel GCSE French (9-1) Grammar workbook
Home Learning
  • This will be set twice a week and will reflect the work covered in lessons
  • A large proportion will include preparing speaking notes / translation / background reading / research
Reading List

Mary Glasgow magazines

Useful Websites

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