MFL

To promote students’ cultural and social understanding through engaging, inspiring and stimulating foreign language lessons. 

Year Term 1 (a) Term 1 (b) Term 2 (a) Term 2 (b) Term 3 (a) Term 3 (b)
7 Topic: Mi Vida Introducing yourself, describing your personality, how many brothers and sisters/ pets you have.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Mi tiempo libre Talking about what you do in your free time, Christmas in Spain.

Grammar: present tense, opinions + infinitives.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Mi insti Describing your school, opinions about subjects, Grammar: articles, present tense irregulars.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Mi familia y mis amigos Describing family, physical features, where you live.

Grammar: Ser and estar, the verb tener.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Mi ciudad Talking about your city, saying where you go and what you are going to do at the weekend.

Grammar: The future tense.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading,

Writing.

Topic: ¡Proyecto! Researching different Spanish and Latin American Fiestas.

Assessment:

End of year assessment.

8 Topic: Mis vacaciones Talking about holidays in the past, giving opinions about holidays.

Grammar: Preterite tense, irregular preterites.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Todo sobre mi vida Technology, music, film and TV.

Grammar: Revising the present and preterite tenses.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: ¡A comer! Food, meal times, ordering food.

Grammar: Past, present and future tenses. Use of usted

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: ¿Qué hacemos? Arranging to go out, making excuses.

Grammar:

Me gustaría + inf, reflexive verbs, boot verbs.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Operación verano Describing a holiday home, holiday activities, asking for directions.

Grammar: Comparisons, imperative.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: ¡Proyecto! Describing a town in your area.

Assessment:

End of year assessment.

9 Topic: Somos así Talking about things you like, films, birthdays, famous people

Grammar:

Past, present and future tenses.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: ¡Oriéntate! Jobs, future plans.

Grammar: Future, conditional, tener que + inf.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: En forma Diet, healthy living, daily routine.

Grammar: Direct object pronouns, Se debe + inf.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Jóvenes en acción Children’s rights, fair trade, recycling.

Grammar: Conditional and imperfect tenses.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Una Aventura en Madrid Meeting people, making yourself understood.

Grammar: The simple future tense, expressions with tener.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: ¡Proyecto! Researching Spanish cities.

Assessment:

End of year assessment.

10 Topic: Desconéctate Discussing holidays and weather, holiday preferences.

Grammar:

Preterite, imperfect, conditional tenses. Using usted.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Mi vida en el insti Giving opinions about school and subjects.

Grammar: Negatives, comparisons, near future tense.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Mi gente Family, socialising, social networks.

Grammar: Adjectival agreements, ser and estar, para + inf.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Intereses e influencias Free time activity and sports

Grammar: Stem changing verbs, soler + inf.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Ciudades Places in town, directions, problems in the town.

Grammar: Future and conditional, demonstrative adjectives.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Repaso Revision of all the topics.

Assessment:

End of year assessment.

11 Topic: De costumbre Mealtimes, illnesses, typical foods, fiestas.

Grammar: Passive tense and reflexive verbs.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: ¡A currar! Future aspirations, study and work.

Grammar: Preterite and imperfect, subjunctive.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Hacia un mundo major Environment, healthy lifestyles, global issues.

Grammar: Pluperfect tense, present subjunctive.

Assessment:

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing.

Topic: Repaso Desconéctate Mi vida en el insti

Mi gente

Assessment:

Past papers

Topic: Repaso Intereses e influencias

Ciudades

De costumbre

Assessment:

Past papers

Topic: Preparación para el examén Exam techniques and practice

Assessment:

GCSE

12 Topic: El cambio en la estructura familiar The evolution of attitudes towards marriage, relationships and families. Topic: El mundo laboral Wokring life in Spain and the attitudes towards work, opportunities of work for young people and gender equality. Topic: El imacto turístico en España The tourist impact, the opportunities that tourism offers and the impact on the social environment. Topic: La música Changes and tendencies, the impact of music on contemporary culture. Topic: Los medios de comunicación Television and soaps, media (written + online)

The impact on society and politics.

Topic: Los festivals y las tradiciones Festivals, fiestas, customs and traditions.

Assessment:

AS level exam

13 Topic: Inmigración Origins of immigration, muslims in Al-Ándalus, the influence of immigrants from the north of Africa and Latin America. Topic: Integración The benefits and challenges of multiculturalism, attitudes towards communities of immigrants. Topic: La dictadura franquista The Civil War, the rise of Franco, daily life under Franco, political oppression, censorship, divisions in society. Topic: El paso de la dictadura a la democracia The role of King Juan Carlos in the transition, the impact of the dictatorship on current society. Topic: El Laberinto de Fauno Study the work of Guillermo Del Toro – links to post war era, the role of women, social and cultural aspects of Spain under Franco. Topic: Literary works Study a Spanish novel.

AssessmentA level exam

Departmental Staff

Miss L Seed - Subject Leader
Mrs M Barclay
Mr C Billington
Miss N O'Brien

Department Courses

KS3 - ¡Viva! 1, 2 and 3.

KS4 – GCSE (Exam Board Edexcel)

KS5 – AS and A2 (Exam board Edexcel)


Extra Curricular 

Year 11 revision – Tuesday after-school.

A-level revision – Wednesday after-school.


Web links

Ed Excel

AQA

Espanol-extra.co.uk