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Year 8 Curriculum Information - French
Topics covered in the Autumn term
  • Clothes & fashion
  • The weather
  • Activities and how often you do them
  • Things you get up to at the weekend
  • Typical holiday habits
  • Your ideal holiday
  • A past holiday & what you did

Autumn Term Grammar

  • Present tense (porter/jouer)
  • Present tense (faire)
  • Reflexive verbs
  • Possessive adjectives
  • Near future tense (aller+infinitive)
  • Conditional tense (j’aimerais)
  • Past tense (aller/avoir)
Topics Covered in the Spring Term
  • Sports and outdoor activities
  • Parts of body and sports injuries
  • Sports personalities and events
  • Describe town/area where you live
  • Daily Routine
  • Activities you did yesterday
  • Helping others

Spring Term Grammar

  • Present tense (jouer/faire)
  • Depuis + present tense
  • Je voudrais/j’aimerais + infinitive
  • Past tense (aller)
  • Pouvoir + infinitive
  • Comparisons with adjectives
  • Near future
Topics Covered in the Summer Term
  • Differences between France & UK
  • Geography of France
  • Famous French people
  • Transport & Technology
  • Francophone cartoon characters
  • Culture: Describing a film
  • Culture: Describing a character
  • Culture: Predicting what will happen next
  • Culture: Opinion of the film

Summer Term Grammar

  • Using “on”
  • Comparatives & superlatives
  • Perfect tense (revision)
  • Use “qui” to link sentences
  • Ask questions
  • Adjectives
  • Opinions & reasons
  • Predictive language
Assessment
  • Autumn 1: Reading & Writing
  • Autumn 2: Listening & Translation into English
  • Spring 1: Reading & Writing
  • Spring 2: Speaking
  • Summer 1: Listening, Reading & Translation into French (Exam)
Special Requirements/Equipment (what you should buy!)
  • French dictionary
  • Whiteboard pen
  • Green pen
  • Highlighters
Home Learning

Differentiated Home Learning Menu Tasks (These relate to all of the topics studied)

Useful Websites

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