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Languages

The North Walsham High School MFL department is committed to broadening pupils’ cultural capital, understanding and appreciation of the world and developing strong, long-life linguistic skills and knowledge. Along with learning new topics, reinforcing knowledge in every lesson is the key to successfully learning an additional language: we give pupils plenty of opportunity to practice and therefore remember key vocabulary and grammar structures. This is the first step towards our ultimate aim - becoming independent as a language learner and creative and confident with the target language.

Year 7

Term French Curriculum Overview
Half term 1 (7 weeks)

Establishing routines, introductions, numbers, days of the week, birthdays, opinions, hobbies, animals, colours

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)

Family Opinions, describing yourself and others - looks and personality, celebrations (Xmas)

Half term 3 (6 weeks)

Sports/activities, hobbies including technology, food and opinions

Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)

Where you live (local area), countries and nationalities, weather, food and drink

Half term 5 (5 weeks)

Places in town, asking for directions, activities in town, arranging to meet someone

Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)

School subjects, how to agree/disagree when giving opinions, telling the time, school routines and timetables

Year 8

Term French Curriculum Overview
Half term 1 (7 weeks)

TV programmes/films and opinions, books, online activities

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks) Relationships with others, recent activities (in the past), clothing
Half term 3 (6 weeks) Paris - landmarks (cultural knowledge), activities, past activities in Paris, transport
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks) Daily routine, holidays


Half term 5 (5 weeks) Where I live, description of houses (rooms etc), food, celebrations (carnivals in France, Easter etc)
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks) Future aspirations and plans

Year 9

Term French Curriculum Overview
Half term 1 (7 weeks) Revision of relationships and description of people, revision of perfect and future tenses

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks) Injuries, healthy lifestyles, future resolutions to become/stay healthy
Half term 3 (6 weeks) Holidays - where you go, with whom, activities, past holidays, dream holidays
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks) Personal values, international issues, climate change
Half term 5 (5 weeks) Revision of school, opinions on subjects, school buildings, uniform etc
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks) Jobs and using languages in the future

Year 10

Term French Curriculum Overview
Half term 1 (7 weeks) Revision of relationships and friendships, revision of perfect, imperfect and future tenses
Half term 2 (7.5 weeks) Revision of local area, weather, understanding information about tourist attractions, future living plans
Half term 3 (6 weeks) Revision of school subjects, comparison of UK and French school systems, school rules, future study plans
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks) Careers, part-time jobs, work experience
Half term 5 (5 weeks) Environmental issues, volunteer and charity work
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks) Grammar revision, introduction of literary texts, negatives, tenses, listening skills

Year 11

Term French Curriculum Overview
Half term 1 (7 weeks) Daily routine, visiting a restaurant, customs and festivals, traditions (English and French)
Half term 2 (7.5 weeks) Revision of holidays in all tenses studied so far, locations, activities, booking hotels and transport, ordering food
Half term 3 (6 weeks) Leisure and free time - revision of sports, television, reading, films, books in all tenses covered so far
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks) Revision of vocabulary for all themes; preparation and undertaking of speaking assessment
Half term 5 (5 weeks) Past paper practice and grammar revision
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks) Past paper practice and grammar revision