Spanish

Objectives:

To be able to communicate and understand about: local, national, international and global areas of interest, current and future study and employment and identity and culture, to learn skills for spontaneous speaking and writing in Spanish, to learn techniques for translation to and from Spanish, to understand and be able to apply grammar rules in written and spoken Spanish.


Year

Year 10

Term

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Unit

Desconéctate
Disconnect

Mi vida en el insti
My life at school

Mi gente
My people

Intereses e influencias
Interests and influences

Ciudades
Cities

Assessments

Time

7 weeks

7 weeks

5 weeks

6 weeks

6 weeks

7 weeks

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Discussing holidays and weather

Saying what you do in summer

Listening to identify the person of the verb

Holiday preferences

Verbs of opinion to refer to different people

Percentages

Different structures to give opinions

Describing where you stayed

Working out the meaning of new words

Booking accommodation and dealing with problems

Positive and negative opinions

Revising the present and preterite tenses

Using the present tense

Using verbs with usted

Imperfect tense

Using the preterite tense

Giving opinions about school subjects

Describing school facilities, school uniform and the school day

Using adjectives

Talking about subjects and teachers, using comparatives and superlatives

Justifying opinions using a range of language

Using negatives

Discussing school rules and problems

Tackling harder listening exercises

Talking about plans for a  school exchange

Comparing then to now

Using phrases followed by the infinitive

Using the near future tense

Asking and answering questions

Using object pronouns

Saying how long you have been doing something

Talking about socialising and family

Describing people

Social networks

Extending responses by referring to others

Making arrangements

Improvising dialogues

Reading preferences

Using a range of connectives

Recognising similar ideas expressed differently

Understanding more detailed descriptions

Relationship verbs

Referring to the present and past

Adjectival agreement

Using para with infinitives

Using verbs in the present tense

Using the present continuous tense

Ser/estar

Free-time activities

TV programmes and films

Adjectives of nationality

Talking about what you usually do

Identifying correct statements about a text

Sports

Talking about what’s trending

Using the perfect tense

Using words which have more than one meaning

Different types of entertainment

Algunos / ciertos / otros / muchos
demasiados / todos

Adapting a model dialogue to fit different situations

Talking about who inspires you

Talking about dates

Soler + infinitive

Using the imperfect tense to say what you used to do

Listening for different tenses

Using a range of past tenses

Stem-changing verbs

Places in town

Asking for and understanding directions

Talking about shops, shopping for souvenirs

Describing the features of a region

Planning what to do

Understanding the geography of Spain

Shopping for clothes and presents

Explaining preferences

Talking about problems in a town

Se puede and se pueden

Asking and responding to questions

Using the future tense

Using demonstrative adjectives

Using the conditional

Using synonyms and antonyms

Describing a visit in the past

Using different tenses together

Recognising and using idioms

Students have roughly four weeks in this half term before they go away on work experience.

Time should be best spent completing examination practice/translation practice/practicing roleplays and speaking spontaneously.


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.


Year

Year 11

Term

Autumn

Spring

 

Unit

Dónde vivo yo

Where I live

Controlled assessment: Writing

El medioambiente

The environment

Controlled assessment: Speaking

El colegio

School

Controlled assessment: Writing

Después del colegio

After school

 

Time

7 weeks

7 weeks

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5 weeks

6 weeks

3 weeks

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Course overview – to know the course outline and expectations with regards to homework, attendance and controlled assessments, to identify targets for the following year

Talking about special occasions

Using the imperfect tense

Making use of social and cultural contexts

Describing what your home is like

Using possessive pronouns

Remembering to use quantifiers and intensifiers

Talking about your neighbourhood

Using relative pronouns

Using common patterns within Spanish

Talking about your region

Describing past weather conditions

Recognising percentages, common fractions and temperatures

Understanding and giving opinions about pollution

Using por and para

Learning complete phrases to promote fluency

Understanding the main threats to the environment

Using the future tense

Expressing ideas: using phrases that you know

Giving suggestions for being environmentally friendly

Using verbs of obligation: deber, haber de, tener que

Using variety to make your Spanish more interesting

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Describing what school/college is like

Using impersonal verbs

Devloping answers to questions

Talking about school routine and comparison with Spanish schools

Using different tenses

Spotting tense usage

Discussing pressures and problems in school

Using desde hacía and the imperfect tense

Making sure that you give all the information that you are asked to give

Discussing opinions of school

Using the conditional tense

Looking for clues to help understanding

Talking about part time jobs and work experience

Recognising the pluperfect tense

Including different tenses in writing and speaking

Looking for and applying for jobs

Asking questions using the preterite

Using context to work out meaning

Communicating in the workplace

Using quisiera

Using knowledge of grammatical categories

Looking at opportunities for work and study post-16

Using imperatives (commands)

Finding different ways to say similar things

Talking about different jobs and careers

Using irregular adverbs

Checking grammar in written work

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