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Spanish in Year 7

 

Purpose of the year

 

·         To introduce students to basic Spanish structures and vocabulary

·         To introduce students to Hispanic culture

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

What students will learn

How to introduce themselves

The alphabet

Classroom instructions

Classroom and pencil case objects

Masculine, feminine, singular and plural nouns

Negatives

Cognates

Basic connectives

The verb tener

How to say where they live, and how  they feel

Facts about modern day Spain and Spanish

Festivals: The Day of the Dead and Christmas

Numbers 1- 30

Days, months and dates.

Birthdays

Simple future tense to say what we are going to have for our birthday.

Connectives, opinions and sophisticated phrases.

Spanish speaking artists and colours

Festival: Easter

 

Opinions

Describing where you live, what it is like and give an opinion about your town.

Directions and places in a town

Negation, connectives and sophisticated language

ESDGC Theme of the year

The present tense.

Key assessments

LNF task1-Literacy task on Spain and the Spanish language.

Role Play 1

Spring Term examination

Role Play 2

LNF task 2

End of year assessments in each skills

Role play 3

LNF task 3

Key vocabulary:

15 essential words for students to be able to spell, explain and use

Me llamo

¿Cómo te llamas?

¿Qué tal?

Masculine

Feminine

Cognates

Tener: tengo, tienes, tiene, tenemos, tenéis, tienen.

See first page of Spanish booklet for complete vocabulary list.

Key Structures

¿Cuándo es tu cumpleaños?

Mi cumpleaños es el…

¿Cuál es la fecha de hoy?

Hoy es el …

¿Qué vas a tener para tu cumpleaños?

Voy a tener…

See first page of Spanish booklet for complete vocabulary list.

 

 

Key Structures

¿Dónde vives?

Vivo en..

¿Qué hay …?

Hay

No hay

Necesita

¿Te gusta…?

Me encanta

Me gusta

No me gusta

Odio

See first page of Spanish booklet for complete vocabulary list.

 

 

Skills

Working with others

Developing Thinking

Problem Solving

Improving own learning

Literacy

Digital competence - Research

Asking questions

Phonics- basic pronunciation

Position of adjectives ( colours)

Writing a short paragraph

Adding connective to productive language

Working with others

Developing Thinking

Problem Solving

Improving own learning

Literacy

Digital competence- Research/ Productive

Numeracy

Asking questions

Translation

Writing short paragraphs

Adding connectives and sophisticated language to productive language

The Near Future Tense

Negation

 

Working with others

Developing thinking

Problem Solving

Improving own learning

Literacy

Digital competence- Research/ productive

Asking questions

Translation

Writing short paragraphs

Adding connectives and sophisticated language to productive language

Negation

Imperative

The present tense

 

Additional Resources

Text Books

Listos ( Heinemann)

Mira Express (Heinemann)

 

Every pupil is provided with a work booklet which contains tasks in each skill area and the core vocab and structures needed for the topic.

Departmental  ipads

Kahoot/ Quizlet/ 123 Teach Me

 

The department subscribes to the following website so that pupils can complete reinforcement games and tasks at home or develop independent study in to new topics:

WWW. espanol-extra.co.uk

 

Pupils may also like to play educational games at www.spanish-games.net

 

 

 

How parents can help

 

·         Download wordreference as an app

·         Test vocabulary from vocabulary page

·         Encourage their son/daughter to use the aforementioned websites.

 

Extra-curricular opportunities & visits

 

Overnight trip to the Europa Centre in London

 

Homework expectations

At the teachers discretion and dependent upon groupings.

·         Short reading, writing or learning homeworks

·         Internet research

·         Quizlet tasks

·         www.español-extra tasks

 

 

Spanish in Year 8

 

 

Purpose of the year

 

·         To deepen the understanding of Spanish structures and vocabulary through the study of Hispanic countries and culture.

·         In term 3, to introduce pupils to GCSE topic 1

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

What students will learn

The geography of Spain

Cognates and patterns

The Spanish language throughout the world

Numbers to 1000

The geography of Central and South America

Facts about different Spanish speaking countries.

Spanish festivals: The Day of the Dead,

Christmas in Spanish speaking countries

 

Key geographical terminology in Spanish

The past tense to say where you went last year

The simple future tense to say where you are going this year

Phrases to improve oral spontaneity

The subjunctive and conditional tenses in context.

Hispanic food

Comparing Hispanic and Welsh gastronomy

Whether food choices are healthy or unhealthy

Buying food for a party  on-line

Conditional tense

A brief look at Jobs and careers with MFL prior to Options Evening.

 

Opinions  with reasons

Ordering food in a restaurant

Devising a menu and writing a review of a restaurant in the context of designing a web page.

Revisit the past tense in context of the restaurant review.

ESDGC theme of the year

Introduction to the Spanish school system

Compare schooling in Spain and Wales

Give details about TCS

Uniform and buying clothes

Comparatives

 

 

Key assessments

LNF1 Time Zones

 

 

Powerpoint on Spanish speaking country

Quiz

Listening Mira page 79

Reading Mira 121

Spring Examination

LNF 2 Converting currency

Role play ‘ En el restaurant’

Web page

LNF3  Spanish school system

Key vocabulary:

15 essential words for students to be able to spell, explain and use

Cognates

Near cognates

dad= ity

mente= ly

ía= y

ción = tion

Norteamérica

Sudamérica

Centroamérica

el caribe

Las islas

Los ríos

El país

El idioma

La capital

 

See first page of Spanish booklet for complete vocabulary list.

La capital

El país

La población

Los idiomas

Los habitantes

La moneda

La economía

La bandera

Las montanas

La llanura

El superficie

Fui

Voy a ir

Cuando sea mayor

Me gustaría visitar

 

See first page of Spanish booklet for complete vocabulary list.

La comida

Las tapas

Tener  hambre

Voy a tomar

¿Algo más?

La cuenta por favor

¿Qué recomendaría?

El colegio

El instituto

El sistema educativo

ESO

Estoy en segundo

Mixto

El uniforme escolar

Llevo

 

See first page of Spanish booklet for complete vocabulary list.

Skills

Working with others

Developing Thinking

Problem Solving

Improving own learning

Literacy

Numeracy

Digital competency -research

Writing paragraphs using connectives and sophisticated language

Asking questions

Working with others

Developing Thinking

Problem Solving

Improving own learning

Literacy

Numeracy

Digital competency- research / productive

Delivering a presentation

Asking questions

Past Tense

Conditional tense

Comparatives

Oral spontaneity

 

Working with others

Developing Thinking

Problem Solving

Improving own learning

Literacy

Digital competency –research/ productive

Writing  a review  using opinions, connectives and sophisticated language

Asking questions

Past tense

 

Additional Resources

Text Books

Listos ( Heinemann)

Mira Express (Heinemann)

 

Every pupil is provided with a work booklet which contains tasks in each skill area and the core vocab and structures needed for the topic.

Departmental  ipads

Kahoot/ Quizlet/ 123 Teach Me

The department subscribes to the following website so that pupils can complete reinforcement games and tasks at home or develop independent study in to new topics:

WWW. espanol-extra.co.uk

Pupils may also like to play educational games at www.spanish-games.net

How parents can help

 

·         Download wordreference as an app

·         Test vocabulary from vocabulary page

·         Encourage their son/daughter to use the aforementioned websites and apps

 

 

Extra-curricular opportunities & visits

 

 

Homework expectations

 

At the teachers discretion and dependent upon groupings.

·         Short reading, writing or learning homeworks

·         Internet research

·         Quizlet tasks

·         www.español-extra tasks