French

Objectives:

To be able to communicate and understand about:

- Local, National, International and Global Areas of Interest
- Current and Future Study and Employment
- Identity and Culture

To learn skills for spontaneous speaking and writing in French

To learn techniques for translation to and from French

To understand and be able to apply grammar rules in written and spoken French

Resources:

Studio AQA GCSE French

Recommended Revision Guide: CGP GCSE AQA French for the Grade 1-9 Exams


Year

Year 10

Term

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Unit

Qui Suis Je (Who am I)

self-description

Le Temps de Loisirs (Leisure Time)

what you like to do in your free time

Jours Ordinaires, Jours de Fête (Ordinary Days, and Festivals)

daily life and special occasions

De la Ville à la Campagne (From Town to Country)

Where you live

Le Grand Large (The Open Sea)

holidays

Revision and Assessment

Time

7 weeks

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5 weeks

6 weeks

6 weeks

7 weeks

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Revising family and describing people - present tense verbs adjective agreement

revising places in town and activities - aller, prepositions, articles

talking about friends and what makes a good friend - present tense irregular verbs

family relationships - reflexive verbs - present

arrangements to go out - near future tense

describing a night out with friends - perfect tense

life when younger - imperfect tense

revising sports and music - verb - faire

revising technology, films, TV - present/past tense verbs

talking about sport - depuis +present

online and the internet - comparatives

books and reading - imperfect tense

talking about TV - direct object pronouns

opinions on actors and films - superlative adjectives

food and meals - partitive article, il faut, irregular verbs

clothes and shopping - subject and object pronouns

daily life - pouvoir and devoir

food for special occasions - pronouns - en

using formal language - Tu and vous

describing family celebrations - venir de + infin

describing festivals and traditions - combining tenses

where you live, transport, weather - « in » town/country

describing a town, asking the way - the imperative

Describing a region - pronoun - y

Town, village or disctrict - using negatives

What to see, what to do - asking questions

Plans and the weather - future tense

Describing community projects - present, perfect, future tense

talking about what you usually do on holiday - reflexive verbs

holidays past, present &future - using different time frames

ideal holidays - conditional tense

booking / reviewing hotels - reflexive verbs in perfect tense

ordering in a restaurant - en +present participle

travel - avant de + the infinitive

holiday disasters - pluperfect tense

Preparation for and assessment of:

reading comprehension

translation from French to English

listening comprehension

writing in exam conditions

translation into French

general conversation

picture task

role [lay


Objectives:

To be able to communicate and understand about:

- Home and environment
- School College and Future Plans

To understand written and spoken French from a variety of authentic materials

To learn skills for speaking and writing in French

To understand and be able to apply grammar rules in written and spoken French

Resources:

Nelsons Thorne AQA GCSE French

Recommended Revision Guide:

CGP GCSE AQA French 


Year

Year 11

Term

Autumn

Spring

 

Unit

Home and the Local Area

Environment

School, College and Future Plans

Current and Future Jobs

 

Time

7 weeks

7 weeks

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5 weeks

6 weeks

3 weeks

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Compass points, house types, locations - vocab revision

Helping at home, daily routine - reflexive verbs, perfect tense

Special occasions -perfect/imperfect tenses, negatives

Comparing homes - depuis/pendant qualifiers, intensifiers

Comparing neighbourhoods - adjectives with special forms. Clues about size/quantity

Comparing geographical areas - Passive voice, on

Pollution - Il faut + infinitive - pronunciation of similar words

Global Issues - Commom subjunctive expressions, fluency techniques

local issues and action - expressions of sequence, recognising wors from ones already known

Controlled assessment:

Writing

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School buildings, rooms, equipment - negatives, use of articles

What school/college is like - position of object pronouns working out answers

Comparing school life - relative pronouns complex sentences

Pressures and problems at school - pluperfect tense covering all content

Suggestions to improve school life - on portrait/on devrait adding detail with different tenses

Controlled assessment:

Speaking

Student jobs and work experience - present participle, distinguishing ant /ement

Job searches and applications - Using vous. Masc &fem forms of jobs

Post 16 choices - Interrogative forms. Including a range of tenses

Comparing jobs and careers - venir de, après avoir /être. checking grammar

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