Spanish

Objectives:

To develop Spanish language skills in a variety of contexts, to broaden understanding of the culture of other countries and communities where Spanish is spoken, to encourage the enjoyment of language learning and to encourage the recognition that language skills enable students to take their place in a multi-lingual global society, to develop students ability to write and speak in Spanish and to understand Spanish when it is written down and spoken.


Term

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Unit

Me presento
Introducing myself

Me describe
Describing myself

El insti
School

Mi semana
My week

Dónde vivo yo
Where I live

Me gusta comer
I like to eat

Time

6 weeks

7 weeks

5 weeks

6 weeks

6 weeks

7 weeks

C
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N
T
E
N
T

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E
L
E
M
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T
S

Talking about yourself

Greetings

Learning the alphabet

Family members

Definite and indefinite articles

Gender of nouns

Regular and irregular verbs

How to be an independent learner

Ways to record vocabulary

Vowel sounds

Describing yourself

Dates and birthdays

Pets and describing their colour

Nationality and what languages you speak

Describing yourself and others

Adjectives

Possessives

Reguar –ar, -er and –ir verbs

When to use capital letters

Working out grammar rules from a pattern

Pronouncing Spanish ‘c’ correctly

Extending sentences using simple connectives

Using quantifiers

School

School subjects and opinions of them

Saying what the time is and when your lessons are

Talking about what there is in your school

School uniform and opinions of it

Comparisons of schools in different countries

Adjectival agreements

Regular –ar, -er and –ir verbs

Working out meanings from cognates

Where to put the emphasis in spoken Spanish

What you do in the week

The weather – idioms with the verb hacer

Talking about free time

Daily routine

Weekend activities

Radical-changing verbs

Gustar

Reflexive verbs

Another irregular verb: ir

Using sequencing to add interest and cohesion to what you write and say

How to learn verbs

The sounds of ‘j’ and ‘g’

Where you live

Saying where you live

Giving and understanding directions

Rooms of the house

Describing your bedroom

Giving your opinion of the region where you live

Ordinal numbers

Ser and estar

Pronouncing cognates correctly

Extending sentences using frequency adverbs

Improving speaking and writing with adjectives

Working out the gender of new words

Spanish addresses

Food

What you eat at different mealtimes

Food you like and dislike

Saying what is healthy

Asking for food in cafés

Saying who you are on the telephone

Discussing different types of food

Comparing: ‘more than’ and ‘less than’

Using and usted

Giving short presentations in Spanish

How to remember words

Having a conversation