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French

Year 3 French

Known as the language of culture and, with its soft and melodious accent -  the language of love, French is spoken in all five continents, along with English. French is the second most widely learnt language, after English, and the sixth most widely spoken language in the world. French is an analytical language that structures thought and develops critical thinking. It is the language of great philosophers and eminent scientists.

Autumn Term

FRANCE – quiz about geographical position in Europe, Paris attractions, food, money

·      INTRODUCTIONS –meeting and greeting in French; saying how you are; saying goodbye; saying your name

·      NUMBERS – counting from 1-20

·      MONTHS OF THE YEAR – saying when your birthday is; saying how old you are

·      FAMILY MEMBERS

·      FRENCH ALPHABET

·      SPECIAL OCCASIONS IN FRANCE – LE SAINT-SYLVESTRE; LE TOUSSAINT

·      PROJECT AND PRESENTATION: MON PASSEPORT

Spring Term

COLOURS

·      PETS

·      MASCULINE AND FEMININE NOUNS – Definite articles le, la, l’, les (“THE”); Indefinite articles un, une  (“A”).

·      THE VERB “AVOIR” (TO HAVE); saying which pets you have

·      ADJECTIVES – describing size and character; adjectival agreement and word order

·      FARM ANIMALS

·      ZOO ANIMALS

·      SPECIAL OCCASIONS IN FRANCE – LE JOUR DE L’AN; MARDI GRAS; PAQUES

·      PROJECT AND PRESENTATION: “MON ANIMAL PREFERE” (My favourite animal)

Summer Term

SPORTS

·      GIVING OPINIONS ABOUT SPORTS

·      DESCRIBING WHICH SPORTS YOU ARE GOOD AT

·      HOBBIES

·      TOYS

·      SPECIAL OCCASIONS IN FRANCE – LA FETE DE LA MUSIQUE, LA FETE NATIONALE

·      PROJECT AND PRESENTATION: “MES PASSETEMPS” (MY HOBBIES)