Unit 1 - Talking about occupations and nationalities.

Objectives for Unit 1:
Talking about occupations and nationalities. Giving personal details. Revision: basic language structures.

1. Listening - Introduction
2. Grammar - Prepositions: à, en, au, aux
3. Vocabulary - Professions
4. Listening - Describing
5. Writing - Fill in the gap
6. Culture
7. Grammar - Questionning
8. Writing - Using the negative form
9. Listening - Professions
10. Grammar - Revision of verbs
11. Extension Work


Unit 2 - Hotel booking and making complaints

Objectives for Unit 2:
Making a hotel booking. Making complaints
Reflexive verbs. Pronouns ‘le / la / l’ / les’. Duration: de…à / du…au

1. Vocabulary - Hotel
2. Listening - Booking a hotel room
3. Listening - Filling in a hotel reservation form
4. Vocabulary - Introduction to some reflexive verbs
5. Grammar and writing - Reflexive verbs
6. Culture
7. Listening - Reporting a problem
8. Grammar and writing - Pronouns ‘le / la / l’ / les’
9. Grammar - Puzzle sentences
10. Grammar - de…à / du…au
11. Extension Work

 

Unit 3 - Understanding holiday brochures

Objectives for Unit 3:
Understanding holiday brochures. Describing facilities
Descriptive adjectives. Comparisons with adjectives ‘il n’y a pas de’

1. Reading and Vocabulary - Understanding a brochure
2. Grammar - Descriptive adjectives
3. Vocabulary - At the hotel
4. Listening - Asking for information
5. Grammar and writing - Il n'y a pas de…
6. Culture
7. Listening - Talking about hotel accommodation
8. Fill-in the gap - A letter
9. Grammar - How to compare
10. Writing and Grammar - Making comparisons
11. Extension Work

 

Unit 4 - Health matters

Objectives for Unit 4:
Making an appointment. Explaining what is wrong
Obtaining medicine and medical advice. Imperatives. ‘depuis’ + present tense

1. Vocabulary and Pronunciation - Different parts of the body
2. Listening - Making an appointment
3. Dictation - Explaining what's wrong with you
4. Reading and vocabulary
5. Listening - At the doctor surgery
6. Culture
7. Grammar - 'Depuis' Unscrambling sentences
8. Fill-in the gap - Some advice
9. Reading / Pronunciation - Translation
10. Reading
11. Extension Work

 

Unit 5 - Phone calls and arrangements

Objectives for Unit 5:
Making and receiving phone calls. Arranging to meet someone.
Introduction to the conditional. Pronouns ‘lui’ and ‘leur’.

1. Vocabulary - Telephone conversation
2. Reading - Telephone expressions
3. Listening - Making a phone call
4. Grammar - Using the conditional to be more polite
5. Listening - Things to do!
6. Culture 
7. Fill-in the gap 
8. Grammar - Pronouns 'LUI' and 'LEUR'
9. Reading and translation
10. Vocabulary - Unscrambling sentences
11. Extension Work

 

Unit 6 - Booking a table and ordering a meal

Objectives for Unit 6:
Booking a table. Ordering a meal. Saying what you do/don’t like
Pronoun 'on' and Pronoun 'en'

1. Listening - Booking a table
2. Vocabulary - French cuisine
3. Reading / Vocabulary
4. Listening - Ordering a meal
5. Grammar - Pronoun 'ON'
6. Role play – At the restaurant
7. Culture
8. Grammar - Pronoun 'EN’ - Unscrambling sentences
9. Reading - Going to the restaurant
10. Crosswords
11. Extension Work

 

Unit 7 - Public places, directions.

Objectives for Unit 7:
Talking about hobbies / sport. Saying what you did last weekend. Perfect tense with ‘avoir’

1. Listening / Vocabulary - A survey
2. Prepositions - Sports & leisure
3. Reading - About hobbies & sports
4. The shark - Past participle
5. Grammar - Past Tense with ‘avoir’
6. Listening - Saying what you did last weekend
7. Culture: Les Français et le sport
8. Fill in the gap - Saying what you did last weekend
9. Puzzle sentences - Unscrambling sentences
10. Role play - Weekend activities
11. Extension work

 

Unit 8 - Talking about your last holiday

Objectives for Unit 8:
Talking about your last holiday. Saying what you have done and where you have been. Describing places and the weather. Perfect tense with ‘être’, ‘pendant’ and ‘il y a’.

1. Vocabulary - Holiday destinations
2. Listening - Describing places
3. Reading - Describing the weather
4. Listening - Talking about your last holiday
5. Grammar - Verbs with 'être' in the perfect tense
6. Culture - Claude Monet
7. Grammar - Saying what you have done
8. Grammar - 'Pendant' and 'Il y a'
9. Fill in the gap
10. Role play - Talking about your holiday
11. Extension work

 

Unit 9 - Describing your routine, education.

Objectives for Unit 9:
Describing your routine, education. Reflexive verbs in perfect tense. 'Pendant' and 'Depuis'. Agreement of the past participle.

1. Listening and Vocabulary - Making an appointment
2. Reflexive verbs - Revision: daily routine
3. Grammar - Agreement of the past participle
4. Reflexive verbs in perfect tense – Daily routine
5. Listening - Description of daily routine
6. Culture - At what time
7. Fill in the gap exercise – Description of a full day
8. Vocabulary - Education
9. Listening - Talking about your education
10. Grammar: Pendant vs. Depuis
11. Extension work

 

Unit 10 - Describing your work/work experience.

Objectives for Unit 10:
Describing your work/work experience. Writing a CV
Giving instructions and advice. Negative ‘ne … plus/jamais/que/rien’

1. Vocabulary - Writing a CV
2. Listening - Writing a CV
3. Grammar - Negative ‘ne … plus/jamais/que/rien’
4. Vocabulary – Professional life
5. Vocabulary - Job advertisement
6. Culture
7. Listening – At an interview
8. Listening - Giving instructions
9. Reading - A covering letter
10. Phonetics
11. Extension work

 

Unit 11 - Future plans.

Objectives for Unit 11:
Describing your intentions. Saying what you intend to do next holiday.
Giving your opinions. Verb + infinitive. Pronouns 'moi, toi, lui…' Future tense.

1. Vocabulary - Giving opinions
2. Listening - Giving opinions
3. Listening - Describing your intentions
4. Grammar – Verb + infinitive
5. Grammar - Future tense (introduction)
6. Listening - Expressing the future
7. Fill in the gap – A letter
8. Pronouns - 'moi, toi, lui...'
9. Culture: Les vacances des Français
10. Extension work

 

Unit 12 - Revision.

Objectives for Unit 12:
Revision

1. Listening - Introduction
2. Listening - Booking a hotel room
3. Grammar and writing - Pronouns
4. Listening - Asking for information
5. Grammar and writing - Il n'y a pas de…
6. Listening - At the doctor surgery
7. Reading / Pronunciation - Translation
8. Lire - Telephone expressions
9. Grammar - Using the conditional
10. Grammar - Pronouns 'LUI' and 'LEUR'
11. Listening - Ordering a meal
12. Role play – At the restaurant

13. Listening / Vocabulary - A survey
14. Prepositions - Sports & leisure
15. Reading - Describing the weather
16. Grammar - What you have done
17. Reflexive verbs in perfect tense
18. Grammar - Negative
19. Vocabulary - Job advertisement
20. Vocabulary - Giving opinions