Unit 1 - Introductions.

Objectives for Unit 1:
Introducing yourself and others. Asking / giving personal information. Revision of nationalities/ professions + masculine/ feminine.
Names of countries.

1. Listening - Nationalities
2. Vocabulary - Names of countries and languages
3. Listening - Saying where people are from
4. Writing and listening - What languages do you speak?
5. Listening - Addressing people formally and informally
6. Reading - Masculine and feminine forms
7. Grammar - Nationalities
8. Listening - Introducing yourself
9. Grammar - Personal information
10. Extension Work

 

Unit 2 - Talking about family and friends.

Objectives for Unit 2:
Talking about family and friends. Possessives adjectives (mon, ma, mes...). Il/elle.
Asking questions about people. The French alphabet.

1. Vocabulary - The alphabet
2. Listening - E-mail addresses
3. Listening - The family tree
4. Game - Talking about family and friends
5. Listening - Describing family and friends
6. Listening - Revision of il
7. Grammar - Asking questions about people
8. Grammar - Possessives adjectives (mon, ma, mes)
9. Vocabulary - Describing family connections
10. Extension Work

 

Unit 3 - Ordering food and drink. 

Objectives for Unit 3:
Ordering drinks and food. Describing what you eat everyday. Shopping, Colours, Partitives du/de la/ des/de l'.

1. Vocabulary - Food.
2. Vocabulary and pronunciation - Food
3. Listening - Shopping
4. Grammar and listening - Partitives du/de la/ des/de l'
5. Listening - Describing what you eat everyday
6. Grammar - du/de la/des/de l' and indefinite articles un/une
7. Writing - Ordering drinks and snacks
8. Listening - Going to the shops
9. Grammar - What would you like?
10. Listening - Ordering drinks and food
11. Listening - Role-play
12. Extension Work

 

Unit 4 - Day to day activities. 

Objectives for Unit 4:
Sending post cards. Asking for and giving the time. Days of the week.
Saying what you do everyday. Leisure activities.
Using Aller + preposition.

1. Listening - Post cards
2. Reading and writing - Sending a post card
3. Vocabulary - Asking and giving the time
4. Listening - Telling the time
5. Listening - What are they doing?
6. Listening - Talking about sport!
7. Listening - Where are they going?
8. Reading and listening - Ordering dialogues
9. Grammar - Unscrambling sentences
10. Game - Numbers 70 - 100
11. Extension Work

 

Unit 5 - Likes and dislikes. 

Objectives for Unit 5:
Describing what you like and dislike (food and leisure).
Stating what you have to do (devoir).

1. Listening - Describing what food you like
2. Writing - Describing what food you like
3. Listening - Describing your favourite dish
4. Listening - Describing what you do in your spare time
5. Listening - Describing what you like doing
6. Reading and writing - Vocabulary and expressions
7. Reading - Likes and dislikes
8. Grammar - Devoir
9. Listening - Likes and dislikes
10. Extension Work

 

Unit 6 - Enquiring about places and giving directions.

Objectives for Unit 6:
Enquiring about places. Asking and giving directions.
Imperative form. Aller and prepositions.

1. Vocabulary - Names of places
2. Listening - Understanding where places are
3. Listening - Understanding directions
4. Reading - understanding directions
5. Listening - Giving directions
6. Listening - Understanding directions when driving in France
7. Listening - Understanding directions when driving in France
8. Grammar - Imperative
9. Grammar - Imperative
10. Extension Work

 

Unit 7 - Shopping and buying. The Euro. 

Objectives for Unit 7:
Shopping and buying clothes. Describing colours.
Ce/cet?cette/ces - Les/la/les.

1. Vocabulary - clothes
2. Listening - understanding prices and clothes
3. Listening - understanding colours
4. Writing and Grammar - describing clothes
5. Listening - understanding prices
6. Listening - buying clothes
7. Writing and Listening - trying on and buying clothes
8. Grammar - ce/cet/cette/ces le/la/les
9. Role-play - buying clothes
10. Extension Work

 

Unit 8 - Booking tickets and travel. 

Objectives for Unit 8:
Enquiring about travel. Booking train tickets.

1. Listening - dealing with enquiries at the train station
2. Vocabulary and listening - dealing with enquiries at the train station
3. Translating and listening - making enquiries at the station
4. Writing - making enquiries at the train station
5. Listening - Buying train tickets
6. Reading - Buying train tickets
7. Listening - Understanding train announcements
8. Reading - Booking tickets
9. Vocabulary - Revision of vocabulary
10. Extension Work

 

Unit 9 - Enquiring about other means of transport. 

Objectives for Unit 9:
Enquiring about means of transports, Dealing with transport problems.
Reading timetables, Using Pouvoir/devoir/il faut/vouloir, Using Y.

1. Vocabulary and Listening – Types of means of transport
2. Grammar - au, en, à, à l’
3. Listening - Saying where you are going using y
4. Grammar – Using y
5. vocabulary – dealing with transport problems
6. Listening - Dealing with transport problems
7. Reading - Describing problems with transport
8. Grammar - Using Pouvoir/devoir/il faut/vouloir
9. Listening - Describing journeys and transport
10. Extension Work

 

Unit 10 - Talking about future plans. 

Objectives for Unit 10:
Explaining what you are going to do. Near future aller+infinitive.
Au/en/à/aux before names of countries, regions and towns.

1. Listening – describing where you are going on holiday
2. Listening - describing where you are going on holiday
3. Grammar - describing what you are going to do
4. Reading and grammar – au/aux/en/à
5. Listening – describing future plans
6. Cloze exercise - talking about future plans
7. Grammar - stating your future plans (negatives)
8. Reading - describing holiday plans
9. Writing - describing holiday plans
10. Extension Work

 

Unit 11 - Jobs, studies and daily routine. 

Objectives for Unit 11:
Talking about occupation. Talking about studies and daily routine.
Present tense. Reflexive verbs.

1. Vocabulary – Verbs and expressions
2. Listening – Talking about occupation
3. Reading - Talking about occupation
4. Listening - Talking about daily routine
5. Gap-fill - Talking about daily routine
6. Listening - Talking about daily routine
7. Grammar - Reflexive verbs
8. Dictation -Talking about daily routine
9. Grammar - Verbs in the present tense

10. Extension Work

 

Unit 12 - Revision.

Objectives for Unit 12:
Revision

1. Writing and listening - What languages do you speak?
2. Grammar - Possessives adjectives (mon, ma, mes)
3. Grammar - du/de la/ des/de l' and un/une
4. Vocabulary - Asking and giving the time
5. Game - Numbers 70 - 100
6. Listening - Describing what food you like
7. Listening - Understanding directions
8. Listening - Understanding colours
9. Listening - Dealing with enquiries at the train station
10. Reading - Booking tickets
11. Grammar - Using Pouvoir/devoir/il faut/vouloir
12. Listening - Describing journeys and transport
13. Listening – Describing where you are going on holiday
14. Cloze exercise - Talking about future plans
15. Listening - Talking about daily routine
16. Summing up - French beginner's 1