Curriculum Overview

 

Key Stage 3 Key Stage 4 Sixth Form

Weeks 1 to 6: Mis vacaciones

In this unit, pupils learn to talk about holidays, use the preterite of –ar,-er,-ir verbs and ir, ser and give a presentation on their summer holidays. They also learn to use different tenses in the same piece of writing and finmd out more about holiday destinations in Spain and the Hispanic world.

fui
I went

fuiste
you (fam.sing.) went

hice
I did

hiciste
you (fam.sing) did

compré
I bought

bailé
I danced

bebí
I drank

comí
I ate

fue
It was

hizo
It made/it was (with weather)

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  • Cultural

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Weeks 13 to 18: ¡A comer!

In this unit, pupils learn to describe what food they like and mealtimes, incorporate opinions and negatives, order a meal, use the polite usted/ustedes form, discuss what to buy for a party, use the near future and give an account of a party. They will also learn to use three tenses together in a text.

odio
I hate

odias
you (fam. sing.) hate

el arroz
rice

las hamburguesas
hamburgers

churros
sweet fritters

la cena
dinner

la comida
lunch

el desayuno
breakfast

el postre
dessert

tengo hambre/sed
I am hungry/thirsty

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Weeks 19 to 24: ¿Qué hacemos?

In this unit, pupils wil revise using the conditional, practise making excuses and the verbs querer, poder, discuss getting ready to go out and daily routine using reflexive verbs, talk about clothes, use demonstratives, discuss sports events and describe a fancy dress outfit. Again they will practise using several tenses in a piece of work.

iNi hablar!
No way!

¡Ni en sueños!
Not a chance!

No tengo ganas
I don't feel like (it)

al lado de
at the side of

detrás de
behind

enfrente de
in front of

llevo
I wear

llevas
you (fam.sing.) wear

(no) estoy de acuerdo
I (don't agree)

(no) tengo razón
I am (not) right

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  • Social
  • Cultural

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Weeks 25 to 30: Operación verano

In this unit, pupils learn to describe a holiday home and typical activities, make comparisons with the comparative and superlative forms, ask for directions, form the imperative, describe a world trip and tackle challenging listening extracts.

amplio
spacious

maravilloso
marvellous

cerca de
close to

menos…que…
less…than…

una cocina
a kitchen

un comedor
a dining room

un dormitorio
a bedroom

un salón
a living room

una chimnea
a fireplace

una terraza
a terrace

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Weeks 31 to 36: Operación verano 2

They focus on challenging texts (aural and written) will be further practised as pupils prepare to discuss holiday destinations and conduct research into an aspect of Spanish or Hispanic life.

dobla
turn

toma
take

cruza
cross

signe
continue

a la izquierda
on the left

a la derecha
on the right

todo recto
straight on

el parque de atracciones
the theme park

el parque acuático
the water park

la pista de karting
the go-kart track

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  • Cultural

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Weeks 7 to 12: Todo Sobre mi Vida

In this unit, pupils learn about saying what kind of music and TV they like, saying what they use their phone for, what they did yesterday and look at young people’s lives in other countries. They also revise present tense formation.

comparto
I share

descargo
I download

a le semana
per week

un programa
a programme

más… que…
more…than…

salí
I went out

jugué
I played

un poco más tarde
a bit later

ayer
yesterday

la semana pasada
last week

  • Spiritual
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  • Social
  • Cultural

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