HollyFest 2022
Important Messages: Welcome to Hollyfield!
Year 8 Curriculum Information - Spanish
Topics covered in the Autumn term
  • Your personality
  • Family & siblings
  • Birthdays
  • What you like to do
  • What sports you do
  • Subjects you study
  • School subjects & opinions
  • Describing your school
  • Talking about break time

Autumn Term Grammar

  • Adjectives that end in o/a
  • Verb tener (to have)
  • Numbers/alphabet
  • Possessive adjectives
  • Opinions + infinitives
  • Verb hacer & jugar
  • Using –ar verbs to say we do
  • Using articles a/the/some
  • Using –er and –ir verbs
Topics Covered in the Spring Term
  • Describing where you live
  • Town & local area
  • Ordering in a café
  • What you are going to do on the weekend
  • Weather
  • Talking about a past holidays & what you did
  • What you holiday was like
  • At the restaurant

Spring Term Grammar

  • Using a/some/many
  • Using verb querer (to want)
  • Using near future tense
  • Using cuando (when)
  • Pretirate of –ir, -ar, -er verbs
  • Pretirate of -ser
Topics Covered in the Summer Term
  • Using your mobile phone
  • What type of music
  • Going to a concert
  • Talking about TV
  • What did you do yesterday
  • Arranging to go out
  • Making excuses
  • Getting ready to go out & clothes
  • Talking about sporting events
  • Culture: Describing a film
  • Culture: Describing a character
  • Culture: Predicting what will happen next
  • Culture: Opinion of the film

Summer Term Grammar

  • Revise present tense
  • Opinion phrases
  • Using the comparative
  • Using present & pretirate
  • Using me gustaria + infinitive
  • Conditional tense
  • Using reflexive verbs
  • Saying ‘these/this’
  • Using three tenses
  • 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 Spanish (Exam)
Special Requirements/Equipment (what you should buy!)

Spanish 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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