Unit 1 - Appearance and Personality

Objectives for Unit 1:
Asking for and giving personal information.

1. Vocabulary: appearance and personality
2. Listening: personal information
3. Listening: meeting and describing someone
4. Culture: talking with your hands
5. Grammar: possessive adjectives
6. Reading: appearance and personality
7. Listening: family life
8. Culture: French stereotypes
9. Speaking: negation and saying the opposite
10. Listening: giving your personal profile
11. Reading: describing personal tastes/qualities
12. Written Task: describing personal tastes

Unit 2 - Describing and locating places

Objectives for Unit 2:
Describing and locating places.
Talking about the weather.

1. Vocabulary: describing a town
2. Listening: describing a village
3. Reading: describing a region
4. Grammar and Vocabulary: verbs to describe the weather
5. Reading: the weather in France
6. Culture: theme parks in France
7. Grammar: relative pronouns
8. Writing + Grammar: describing entertainments
9. Listening: locating places
10. Reading: town versus countryside
11. Quiz:
12. Written Task: describing a place
13. Extension work

Unit 3 - Asking and giving personal information

Objectives for Unit 3:
Asking and giving personal information.
Talking about plans for the near future.

1. Vocabulary: expression of frequency
2. Grammar: expressing how often things happen
3. Vocabulary: household chores
4. Listening: sharing household chores
5. Listening: household duties
6. Culture: survey on French habits
7. Grammar: immediate future
8. Video exercise 1
9. Video exercise 2
10. Video exercise 3
11. Written Task
12. Extension work

Unit 4 - Asking and giving personal information

Objectives for Unit 4:
Asking and giving personal information.
Health matters and locating in time.

1. Vocabulary: talking about health
2. Listening: talking about the way people feel
3. Grammar: locating in time
4. Listening: talking about healthy eating
5. Grammar: expressing length of time
6. Grammar: modular verbs
7. Culture: health services
8. Listening: French Health Service
9. Grammar: asking for advice
10. Reading and vocab: expressions with avoir
11. Written Task
12. Extension work

Unit 5 - Asking for and giving explanations

Objectives for Unit 5:
Asking for and giving explanations on the Phone. Giving orders. Using direct pronouns.

1. Vocabulary: telephone
2. Listening: phone conversation
3. Vocabulary: bicycle parts
4. Listening: giving instructions
5. Grammar: place of direct object pronouns
6. Listening: understanding instructions
7. Grammar: imperative
8. Culture: Cycling in France
9. Video
10. Grammar: A votre tour!
11. Video
12. Written Task
13. Extension work

Unit 6 - Talking about food, drink and specialities

Objectives for Unit 6:
Talking about food, drink and specialities. Complaining about food and service. Refusing things.

1. Vocabulary: ordering a meal
2. Grammar: negative form
3. Listening: understanding recipes
4. Listening: ingredients
5. Grammar: indirect complement pronouns
6. Culture: regional dishes
7. Reading: complaining about food and service
8. Video: recipes
9. Video: understanding instructions
10. Video: understanding recipes
11. Written Task: giving your own recipe
12. Extension work

Unit 7 - Talking about practical life

Objectives for Unit 7:
Talking about practical life and every day situations in the past. Describing accommodation.

1. Vocabulary & Listening: saying what happened
2. Listening: describing a bad day
3. Grammar: perfect tense with avoir
4. Vocabulary: accommodation
5. Reading: describing accommodation
6. Grammar: comparison
7. Culture: housing in France
8. Listening: comparing accommodation
9. Video: moving house
10. Grammar: perfect tense with être
11. Grammar: perfect tense + negative questions
12. Written Task:
13. Extension work

Unit 8 - Talking about looking for work

Objectives for Unit 8:
Talking about looking for work. Talking about work situations. Asking questions...

1. Listening: looking for a placement
2. Grammar: perfect tense + pronouns
3. Listening: talking about work
4. Grammar: questions with lequel, lauelle
5. Culture: employment
6. Reading: comparing employment in France + UK
7. Listening: a job interview
8. Video:
9. Video:
10. Video: Sophie talking about her career in Education
11. Written Task
12. Extension work

Unit 9 - Talking about incidents in the past.

Objectives for Unit 9:
Talking about incidents in the past. Locating where incidents happened. Using y and en.

1. Listening: problems with the Police
2. Grammar: perfect tense avoir or être?
3. Grammar: perfect tense + pronouns y and en
4. Reading: talking about problems in the past
5. Listening: pronouns
6. Culture: road safety in France
7. Vocabulary: letter writing
8. Reading: a formal letter
9. Vocabulary: expressions of time
10. Grammar: locating in place and time
11. Written Task
12. Extension work

Unit 10 - Talking about television and cinema.

Objectives for Unit 10:
Talking about television and cinema. Describing in the past and making suggestions.

1. Listening and vocabulary: describing films
2. Grammar: the imperfect tense
3. Listening: describing a film
4. Grammar: imperfect and pronouns
5. Culture: comics in France
6. Listening: describing the impact of comics
7. Grammar: demonstrative pronouns
8. Grammar: making suggestions (si + imperfect)
9. Reading and grammar: talking about films
10. Written Task: describing a film
11. Extension work

Unit 11 - Revision.

Objectives for Unit 11:
Revision

1. Grammar: possessive adjectives
2. Listening: family life
3. Vocabulary: describing a town
4. Grammar: relative pronouns
5. Vocabulary: expression of frequency
6. Grammar: locating in time
7. Grammar: modular verbs
8. Grammar: place of direct object pronouns
9. Grammar: negative form
10. Grammar: perfect tense with avoir
11. Grammar: perfect tense with ĂȘtre
12. Grammar: perfect tense + pronouns
13. Grammar: questions with lequel, lauelle
14. Grammar: perfect tense avoir or ĂȘtre?
15. Reading: talking about problems in the past
16. Grammar: imperfect tense
17. Grammar: pronouns
18. Grammar: demonstrative pronoun