Important Messages: Please see the letter from Ms Jackson regarding current arrangements.
Year 9 Curriculum Information - French
Topics covered in the Autumn term
  • Television
  • Music genres & opinions
  • Film types
  • Reading preferences
  • Types of home
  • Rooms in your house
  • Describe your bedroom
  • Ideal home

Autumn Term Grammar

  • Direct object pronouns
  • Faire/rend + infinitive
  • Ce que + opinions
  • Opinions in the past
  • Verb + infinitive structure
  • Depuis + present tense
  • Prepositions
  • Si + imperfect/conditional
Topics Covered in the Spring Term
  • Healthy eating
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • How your diet affects health
  • Ways of living healthier
  • Jobs & qualities
  • Ideal jobs and ambitions
  • Part-time jobs
  • Success and failure

Spring Term Grammar

  • Impersonal structures
  • Using pronoun “en”
  • Past tense (revision)
  • Future tense
  • M/F forms of jobs
  • Imperfect/conditional tenses
  • Using “si/quand” clauses
Topics Covered in the Summer Term
  • Travel and transport
  • Travel plans & buying a ticket
  • Planning a holiday
  • Describing a past holiday
  • Using technology, pros/cons of new technology
  • Culture: Describing a film
  • Culture: Describing a character
  • Culture: Predicting what will happen next
  • Culture: Opinion of the film

Summer Term Grammar

  • Ne…jamais/ne..ni..ni
  • Present tense (choisir/partir)
  • Correct tenses with “si” and “quand” clauses
  • Past & imperfect tenses
  • Adjectives
  • Opinions & reasons
  • Predictive language
Assessment
  • Autumn 1: Reading & Writing
  • Autumn 2: Listening & Translation into English
  • Spring 1: Reading & Writing
  • Spring 2: Speaking
  • Summer 1: Listening, Reading & Translation into French (Exam)
Special Requirements/Equipment (what you should buy!)
  • French dictionary
  • Whiteboard pen
  • Green pen
  • Highlighters
Home Learning

Differentiated Home Learning Menu Tasks (These relate to all of the topics studied) Reading List

Useful Websites

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