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Modern Foreign Languages – Year 5


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Intercultural Understanding

Real Life contexts

  • To prepare and practice a simple script
  • To understand and express simple opinions
  • To listen attentively and understand more instructions/classroom phrases
  • To prepare a short presentation on a familiar topic
  • To re-read frequently a variety of short texts
  • To make simple sentences and short texts
  • To write words, phrases and short sentences, using a reference/model
  • To look at further aspects of their everyday lives from the perspective of someone from another country
  • To recognise similarities and differences between places
  • To compare symbols, objects or products which represent their own culture with those of another country
  • To have the opportunity to practice conversational skills in role play
  • To develop conversational skills needed for shopping – in preparation for French residential in Year 5/6 (bi-annual residential)

Rviewed by CN/CA Summer 2012
Reviewed by N D’Inverno (subject leader) May 2012
Reviewed and moderated to be amended as necessary in accordance to specialist teaching and NC POS Sep 2014 N D’Inverno and S Panting, Subject Leaders, July 2014

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