Our intention in Modern Foreign Languages is for students to have the confidence to engage in a conversation of appropriate length and detail for age and stage and to have the confidence to use similar language in writing. Students will practise and use transferable skills such as memorising, communicating, decoding, organising, reading for gist and giving opinions. They will also have enrichment opportunities in school with the aim of developing cultural knowledge and understanding.
We use iLanguages to support the requirements of the National Curriculum.
Pupils should be taught to:
- listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and responding
- explore the patterns and sounds of language through songs and rhymes and link the spelling, sound and meaning of words
- engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to those of others; seek clarification and help
- speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures
- develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are using familiar words and phrases
- appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language
At the end of each year, pupils will have gained a deepening understanding of the interrelated dimensions of music. They will be able to apply this to:
Children enjoy Spanish lessons and can listen to stories and poems. They enjoy learning new vocabulary and applying this to reading and listening activities.
EVIDENCE IN SKILLS
Children can imitate phrases orally and in written form and ask stage appropriate questions. Children can engage with written and spoken language.
EVIDENCE IN KNOWLEDGE
Throughout the year groups, children start to learn more grammatical terms. They learn vocabulary that builds upon previous learning.
Children can write and say short phrases in Spanish. Children can use correct grammatical terminology. Children enjoy Spanish lessons and engage with songs, poems and games.