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What will my child learn in Year 8?

Term 1

A School Day

  • Describing morning routine using reflexive verbs in present tense
  • Giving opinions about school subjects
  • Expressing opinions and reasons using intensifiers and connectives
  • Revision regular er verbs in present tense

Term 2

A School Day

  • Talking about timetables
  • Regular –ir and –re verbs in present tense
  • Activities after school
  • Present tense of faire (to do/to make)
  • Sports and games using jouer à

Term 3

Leisure and Holidays

  • Musical instruments using jouer de
  • Activities, jouer à or faire de
  • Holiday activities using near future tense
  • Leisure centre activities using on peut + infinitive

Term 4

The Past

  • Describing TV programmes in the past
  • Last weekend with friends using regular –er verbs in perfect tense
  • Yesterday and today
  • Using the past tense with aller - to go

Term 5

Discussion

  • Offering to go out and making excuses
  • Clothes
  • shopping

Term 6

Cultural Knowledge and Practice of the Tenses

  • Countries and languages
  • Revision and practice of the Past, Present and Future
  • Cultural lessons