Curriculum Overview

 

Key Stage 3 Key Stage 4 Sixth Form

Weeks 13-18: En forma

Daily routine, health and diet will be focused upon, as well as active lifestyles. The form 'se debe' to express obligation will be taught and pracised and body parts will be studied. Pupils will be able to say where something hurts and will start to form more complex sentences.

Me despierto
I wake up

Me levanto
I get up

Me ducho
I have a shower

Me acuesto
I go to sleep

Me visto
I get dressed

Meriendo
I have an afternoon snack

Ceno
I have dinner

Se debe
One must

Me duele
…hurts

uno consejos
Tips

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  • Social
  • Cultural

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Weeks 1-6: Somos así

In this unit, students will discuss likes and dislikes using a wider range of expressions for this and giving more extended reasons. They will also revise both the present simple (regular verbs and the irregular ones 'ser', 'hacer' and 'ir') through the context of discussing their week. The preterite will be revisited, as will the near future. Types of films and birthday celebrations will also be explored.

me mola
I love

me chifla
I love

casi
Almost

después
After

antes
Before

una película
A film

una invitación
An invitation

una tarta
A cake

un regalo
A present

quizás
Maybe

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  • Cultural

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Weeks 19-24: Jóvenes en acción

Environment, fair trade and children's rights are covered in this unit. In addition the imperfect tense will be introduced in the context of describing what a place was like and how it has changed.

Los derechos
Rights

Justo
Fair

Para
For

Se deberia
One should

Proteger
To protect

El medio ambiente
The environment

El mundo
The world

Reciclar
To recycle

Ahorrar
To save

Malgastar
To waste

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  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural

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Weeks 25-30: Una aventura en Madrid

This unit looks at meeting and greeting people, talking about a treasure hunt, buying souvenirs and making yourself understood. The simple future tense will be formally taught so that students can say what they will do in the future.

Este
This (masculine)

Esta
This (feminine)

Estos
These (masculine)

Estas
These (feminine)

Encantado/a
Nice to meet you

El viaje
Journey

Tenemos que
We have to

Comprar
To buy

Buscar
To search

Ver
To see

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  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural

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Weeks 31-36: Repaso/Revision

Depending on the group's needs, activities will focus on the tenses covered over the year and using them simultaneously to create more fluent responses both orally and in writing. Students will also start to access more challenging authentic texts in preparation for GCSE Spanish.

Cogeré
I will pick up

Comeré
I will eat

Compraré
I will buy

Daré
I will give

Hare
I will do/make

Iré
I will go

Sacaré
I will take

Visitaré
I will visit

Iloverá
It will rain

Hará
It will make/do

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Weeks 7-12: Oriéntate

Pupils will practise using the form 'tener' que to express obligation. They will look at the world of work and formally learn the conditional tense, discussing what they would like to do in the future and why. Dictionary skills and adjective endings will be revisited in preparation for the focus on accuracy in the new GCSE.

Camarero/a
waiter

Cocinero/a
chef

Dependiente/a
shop assistant

Esteticista
beautician

Jardinero/a
gardener

Limpiador(a)
cleaner

Peluquero/a
hairdresser

Recepcionista
receptionist

Tengo que
I have to

Un empleo
A job

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural

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