Important Messages: Tuesday 17th December - Christmas Carol Concert
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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