MFL

Staff

Ms A MacMahon – Curriculum Leader

Mrs L Greaves – Teacher of MFL

Miss C. Weston – Teacher of MFL

Mr D Procter – Teacher of MFL

Curriculum

KS3

Year 7

Students will learn about;

  • Describing self
  • Free time
  • School
  • Family and friends
  • Places in town
  • Opinions
  • Adjectives
  • Present tense
  • Introduction to future tense

There is a grammar focus on the Present tense and the near future tense to ensure all students are familiar with them before going into Year 8. We use the Viva 1 textbook and Active Learn resources where applicable.

We also focus on developing independent study skills, vocabulary learning and phonics.

Year 8

Students will learn about;

  • Holidays
  • Technology, music, TV and films
  • Food and drink
  • Parties
  • Making plans
  • Summer activities
  • Opinions
  • Present tense and future tense recap
  • Past tense

There is a grammar focus on the preterite and immediate future tenses to ensure all students are familiar with them before going into Year 9. We use the Viva 2 textbook and Active Learn resources where applicable

KS4

Subject specification: AQA GCSE Spanish (Full Course)

For further information please click here AQA GCSE Spanish

Year 9

In Year 9 students start the GCSE course and study the following topics;

  • Likes and dislikes
  • Work and future plans
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Madrid
  • Three tenses recap
  • Preterite and imperfect tenses
  • Conditional tense
  • Reflexive verbs
  • Comparatives and superlatives
  • Questions

There is also a major focus on tenses and preparing skills needed for the new GCSE exam specification.  We use the GCSE Viva 3 book and Active Learn resources where applicable.

Year 10

In Year 10 students continue the GCSE course and study the following topics;

  • Holidays
  • School life
  • Identity and culture
  • Sports and hobbies
  • Tenses recap
  • Present continuous
  • Perfect tense
  • Ser and estar
  • Exam skills preparation

We also continue the major focus on tenses and preparing skills needed for the new GCSE exam specification.  We use the AQA GCSE Viva Higher and Foundation books and Active Learn resources where applicable throughout the two years.

Year 11

In Year 11 students continue the GCSE course and study the following topics;

  • Local area
  • Festivals and customs
  • Current and future study and employment
  • Environment
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Social issues
  • Simple future tense
  • Present subjunctive tense
  • Pluperfect tense
  • Exam preparation and revision

Extra-Curricular Activities

KS4 Spanish Intervention Wednesday Week B 3-4pm.

Regular lunch intervention/catch up sessions as and when necessary.

 

Useful links and Resources

Quizlet.com 

Pearson Active Learn

GCSE Pod

Linguascope.com

bbc.co.uk/GCSEBitesizeSpanish

Wordreference.com