MODERN LANUAGES - BROAD GENERAL EDUCATION 

S1 Modern Languages

 

Pupils in S1 study French and have 3 periods per week.

 

The course outline includes the following topics, all of which are assessed in an end of unit assessment;

 

  • Revision     – numbers, birthdays, personal descriptions and family descriptions

  • Les loisirs  - musical instruments, leisure activities, technologies

  • Chez moi   -  talking about where you live and describing your home

  • La grammaire – A look at the present tense of ER verbs

 

S2 Modern Languages

 

Pupils in S2 study French and have 2 periods per week.

 

The course outline includes the following topics, all of which are assessed in an end of unit assessment;

 

  • En ville – local facilities and activities in our local area.

  • Au collège – School life in France v School in Scotland, subjects, likes and dislikes, teachers.

  • Manger sain – Healthy eating and Healthy lifestyles, ordering food and drink in a restaurant.

  • La grammaire – looking at the present tense in more detail – irregularities.

 

 

S3 Modern Languages

 

S3 pupils in S2 study French and have 2 periods per week.

 

The course outline includes the following topics, all of which are assessed in an end of unit assessment;

 

  • Oú j’habite – Advertising our town as a tourist destination

  • L’environnement – environmental issues affecting society

  • Tourisme  - Holidays past and present and booking into a hotel

  • La grammaire – a look at the perfect tense in more detail

 

Spanish at S3

 

Pupils in S3 can choose to take on a second language – Spanish.  One cannot replace the other at this stage. French remains compulsory. Pupils who choose Spanish have 2 periods per week.

 

The S3 Spanish course outline includes the following topics, all of which are assessed in an end of unit assessment;

 

  • Introduction to basics   – numbers, birthdays, personal descriptions and family descriptions

  • El tiempo libre  - musical instruments, leisure activities, technologies

  • El colegio– School life in France v School in Scotland, subjects, likes and dislikes, teachers.

  • Comer sano – Healthy eating and Healthy lifestyles, ordering food and drink in a restaurant.

  • La gramática – looking at the present tense in more detail – irregularities.