KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 10 French
Term 1Identity and Culture - Who am I?   
Students will learn and understand the following concepts through the topic of Identity and Culture: – present tense of regular –er verbs and of irregular verbs (avoir, être, aller and others) – adjectival agreement – definite and indefinite articles – prepositions – possessive adjectives – reflexive verbs in the present tense – emphatic pronouns – the near future tense – the perfect tense (both verbs with avoir and with être) – the imperfect tense – using a combination of tenses
Assessment: Speaking and Listening Assessment. The speaking assessment is on the topic of Identity and Culture. It follows the GCSE format and will contain conversation questions regarding the entire topic as well as a role play and/or photocard. The listening will test a range of vocabulary and structures from the whole topic.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Daily Life   
Students will learn and understand the following concepts through the topic of daily and cultural life: – depuis + the present tense – the relative pronouns qui and que – comparative adjectives – direct object pronouns (le, la, les) – the superlative – consolidation of the imperfect tense Students will also have a Writing and Reading Assessment
Assessment: Reading and Writing Assessment. The writing assessment is on the topic of Daily Life. It follows the GCSE format and will contain a writing task based upon a photo; a longer piece responding to set bullet points and a short translation into French. The reading will test a range of vocabulary and structures from the whole topic and contains a translation into English.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Cultural Life  
Students will learn and understand the following concepts through the study of Town, Region and Country and Travel and Tourist Attractions: – il y a and il n’y a pas de – using y – negatives (ne … pas, ne … rien, ne … personne, ne … jamais, ne … plus, ne … que, ne … aucun, ne … ni … ni…) – the imperative – the simple future tense They will also have a Speaking and listening Assessment
Assessment: Speaking and Listening Assessment. The speaking assessment is on the topic of Cultural Life. It follows the GCSE format and will contain conversation questions regarding the entire topic as well as a role play and/or photocard. The listening will test a range of vocabulary and structures from the whole module.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Town, Region and Country/Travel and Tourist Attractions  
Students will learn and understand the following concepts through th study of Holidays and Travel and Tourist Attractions: – the conditional – pour + infinitive, afin de + infinitive – demonstrative adjectives and pronouns – consolidation of the perfect and imperfect tenses – en + present participle – the pluperfect tense – using a combination of tenses They will also have a Writing and Reading Assessment
Assessment: Reading and Writing Assessment. The writing assessment is on the topic of Town, Region and Country/Travel and Tourist Attractions. It follows the GCSE format and will contain a writing task based upon a photo; a longer piece responding to set bullet points and a short translation into French. The reading will test a range of vocabulary and structures from the whole topic and contains a translation into English.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Holidays/Travel and Tourist Attractions  
Students will learn and understand the following concepts through study of Travel and Tourist Attractions, Travel and Accommodation and Holiday Necessities: – verb form + infinitive – real future – conditional – demonstrative adjectives They will also have a Speaking and listening Assessment
Assessment: Speaking and Listening Assessment. The speaking assessment is on the topic of Holidays/Travel and Tourist Attractions. It follows the GCSE format and will contain conversation questions regarding the entire topic as well as a role play and/or photocard. The listening will test a range of vocabulary and structures from the whole module.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Travel and Tourist Attractions/Travel and Accommodation/Holiday Necessities  
Students will revise what they have learned during the course of Year 10.
Assessment: Students will sit a Year 10 GCSE full Mock examination in all four skills - Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing.Key Words and Terms
 

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