Spanish

Closure For Xmas Holiday

Please note: school closes on Friday 20th December at 12.45pm for the Xmas holiday and re-opens on Monday 6th January normal time, 8.40am.

Spanish

Autumn Term

Topic
Overview
Introductions
  • Greetings / Names
  • Spellings & alphabet
  • Numbers 1-1000 & age 
  • Birthday & months
  • Days of the week
  • Phone numbers
  • Addresses
  • Nationalities, languages & countries 
  • Classroom objects & language 
  • Grammar - 
  • Formal & informal language 
  • Nouns, articles, genders & plurals 
  • Question words
  • Imperatives 
  • Christmas in Spain 

Social, Moral, Spiritual & Cultural and British Values Links

    • SMSC – pair work
    • SMSC – awareness of Spanish culture 
    • SMSC – respect 
    • SMSC  - cultural awareness of Christmas celebrations in Spain 
    • BV – tolerance & respect 

 

Careers, Advice, Information & Guidance Links

    • How to address different people from Spanish speaking countries
    • Career opportunities linked with being multi lingual

 

Home Learning this Term

Students will be expected to learn vocabulary and grammar at home. They will have vocabulary and spelling tests every week.  

 

 

Spring Term

Topic
Overview

Self, family and friends

Personality  

Family & who you get on with & look like  

Colours 

Grammar:

  • The verb ESTAR & its uses 
  • Adjectival agreements 
  • Possessive adjectives
  • Looks and physical descriptions 
  • Present tense regular & irregular verbs
  • Subject pronouns

Free time

Sports 

Other free time activities 

Grammar:

  • The present tense 
  • Me gusta + infinitive
  • Negatives
  • Easter in Spain 

Social, Moral, Spiritual & Cultural and British Values Links

    • SMSC – family values 
    • SMSC – relationships within the family 
    • SMSC – the importance of sports and keeping fit 
    • SMSC  - cultural awareness of Easter celebrations in Spain
    • SMSC – pair work
    • BV – tolerance and respect

 

Home Learning this Term

Students will be expected to learn vocabulary and grammar at home. They will have vocabulary and spelling tests every week. They will write about themselves, their family and their free time.

 

 

Summer Term

Topic
Overview

T.V. and cinema

TV programmes & preferences 

Cinema  & opinions 

Technology

Grammar:

  • Acabar de
  • Emphatic adjectives 
  • Comparatives 
  • Social media 
  • Going out 

Grammar:

  • The present continuous tense & gerund 
  • Modal verbs 

Social, Moral, Spiritual & Cultural and British Values Links

    • SMSC – pair work
    • SMSC – politeness and respect 
    • BV –  freedom of choice 
    • SMSC – Internet  safety 
    • SMSC – T.V. programmes and film genres in Hispanic culture

 

Careers, Advice, Information & Guidance Links

How the internet can aid language learning

 

Home Learning this Term

Students will be expected to learn vocabulary and grammar at home. They will have vocabulary and spelling tests every week. They will write about TV and cinema, how they use Social media and the advantages and disadvantages of social media. 

 

 

Year 9 spanish Summary

Year 9 Spanish will be an introduction to a new language and a chance to build upon previously learnt skills in French. 

    • Students will become more confident in all four skill areas of speaking, reading, writing and listening in Spanish. 
    • They will be assessed using the new GCSE criteria and develop the skills needed in GCSE Spanish. 
    • They will be introduced to cultural aspects of Spain and its festivals and fiestas.