French KS4

French 2016/17     KS3     KS4     Assessment

Year 10
(Modules, Topics)
TermTheme and UnitGrammarStrategies
Autumn TermKey Stage 3 RevisionNouns
Dates and Times
Theme 1

Unit 1.1 G
Ma famille et moi
Using avoir (to have) and être (to be)
Possessive adjectives (my, your, his, her)
Learning vocabulary
Unit 1.1 F
Ma famille et mes amis
Reflexive verbs
Adjective agreement
Comparatives and superlatives
Ignoring words which are not needed
Unit 1.2 G
On se marie?
Position of adjectives
Using qui and que
Including adjectives
Unit 1.2 F
Tu aimerais te marier?
The immediate future and the future tense
Direct and indirect object pronouns
Understanding near-cognates when listening
Spring Term - First HalfUnit 2.1. G
On garde le contact
The present tense of regular -er verbs
Using avec and sans
Memorising phrases
Unit 2.1. F
Les réseaux sociaux
The present tense of common irregular verbs
Using grâce à
Coping strategies
Unit 2.2 F
Tu t’en sers souvent?
Aller, faire and other common irregular verbs
The pronouns moi, toi, lui and elle
Building your speaking and writing skills
Units 1 and 2 – Test and revise
Spring Term - Second HalfUnit 3.1 G
Qu’est-ce que tu aimes faire?
Revision of the present tense of regular verbs
Question words
Using visual clues to understand texts
Unit 3.1 F
Qu’est-ce que tu as fait ce weekend?
The perfect tense of regular verbs
The perfect tense with être
Adding opinions to produce more complex sentences
Unit 3.2 G
On parle de la nourriture
Adverbs of frequency
Drawing to convey information
Unit 3.2 F
Qu’est-ce que tu aimes manger?
Verb + infinitive
The pronoun en
Listening for detail
Unit 3.3 G
Tu fais du sport?
Using subordinating conjunctions
Jouer á and faire de
Reading for detail
Unit 3.3 F
Le sport, c’est ma passion!
Developing sentences using quand, lorsque and si
Opinion verbs
Using common patterns between French and English when reading
Summer Term - First HalfTheme 1

Unit 4.1 G
On fait la fête!
Revision of the perfect tense with être
The rules of agreement in the perfect tense
Using a mnemonic
Unit 4.1. F
La fête chez nous
Reflexive verbs in the perfect tense
Using en, au / aux / à + countries and towns
Requesting help
Unit 4.2 G
Partout, c’est la fête!
Using common expressions in the imperfect tense
Indefinite articles
Developing confidence when speaking
Unit 4.2 F
La fête pour tout le monde!
The imperfect tense of common verbs
Deciding between the perfect and imperfect tenses
Making use of social and cultural context when reading
Units 3 and 4 – Test and revise
Summer Term - Second HalfTheme 2

Unit 5.1 G
À la maison

Revision of the position and agreement of adjectives
Plurals of nouns
Using adjectives to enhance descriptions
Unit 5.1 F
Des maisons différentes
Negative phrases followed by de
Partitive articles
Recognising key topic words in reading and listening tasks
Unit 5.2 G
Là où j’habite
Habiter and vivre
C’est and il y a
Using verbs which start with a vowel
Unit 5.2 F
Trouver ta ville jumelée idéale
Demonstrative adjectives
Simplification and paraphrasing
Unit 6.1 G
Les associations caritatives
Vouloir + infinitive
Indefinite pronouns
Using a glossary or bilingual dictionary
Unit 6.1 F
Mon travail bénévole
The conditional of vouloir and aimer
En + present participle
Using verbal context when listening
Unit 6.2 G
Un régime alimentaire équilibré?
Devoir and pouvoir + infinitive
Il faut + infinitive
Using adverbs to enhance sentences
Unit 6.2 F
Mon mode de vie avant et maintenant
Imperfect tense of être, avoir and faire
Expressions of quantity
Recognising the pluperfect tense
Recognising common patterns in French when listening
Units 5 and 6 – Test and revise

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