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Year 6 French

Year 6 French curriculum consolidates all learning done in the Prep section of the school and builds on the foundation gained in Years 3-5. It challenges pupils to expand their vocabulary as well as use of grammar to aid their transition into Year 7 and the challenges of secondary school curriculum. Boys will cover a range of topics supported with cultural understanding of target language countries. In the summer term, the boys will take part in the annual Prep Languages Day, which is a long-standing school tradition and a great celebration of languages and cultures.


Prep School Languages Day
Discussing French towns
Cross-curricular links (maths, geography, history) 


The French room is equipped with mini iPads often used in lessons, as well as a range of textbooks, original texts in French (such as comic books, short stories, picture books), dictionaries, a variety of target language DVDs to aid exposure to native speakers and cultural understanding of French speaking countries, as well as engaging wall displays to aid in-class learning and spontaneous use of the target language.

Autumn Term

On va en ville
Places in town
Il y a 
Asking for directions
Difference between tu and vous
Preposition à 
Expressing opinions
Ordering snacks and drinks
Learning about Paris


Spring Term

Ma journée
Talking about what you do in the morning
Reflexive verbs
School subjects and Timetable
Extended opinions and reasons
Taking about what you do after school
Using the verb faire 
Introduction to telling time using the 12-hour clock

Summer Term

On s’amuse
Talking about sports and games
Using jouer + à
Saying what you like to do
Using aimer + infinitive
At the leisure centre
Using on peut + infinitive
Talking about holidays
Using aller + infinitive in 1st person singular