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Modern Languages S2 Course Plan 18/19 Term 1

  • Curriculum Area:

    Listening & Talking

    Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’

    • Participates in paired and group activities, with decreasing levels of support.
    • Works collaboratively on conversations and role-play tasks of an appropriate length, in order to demonstrate understanding of basic structures and familiar vocabulary in different contexts.
    • Works collaboratively to plan and co-deliver a talk in the target language. Sustains talk long enough to demonstrate accuracy in known vocabulary and grammar as well as pronunciation and expression.
    • Demonstrates engagement with the topic by including cultural references to the country/countries where the target language is spoken, for example, references to towns, tourist attractions, and famous landmarks/people.
    • Plans and delivers a brief presentation with appropriate content and structure, communicating clearly, audibly and with appropriate pronunciation.
    • Uses resources as appropriate to support communication, for example, power point or cue cards.
    • Talks at sufficient length and can increasingly demonstrate accuracy in vocabulary, grammar and expression.
    • Applies pronunciation rules to unfamiliar words by identifying and applying familiar letter patterns.
    • Pronounces familiar words clearly and uses a sustained range of vocabulary appropriate to the level.
    • Reads with some fluency and understanding, using appropriate pace and intonation.
    • Demonstrates an appropriate knowledge of grammatical structures including knowledge of more than one tense, over a range of talking activities.

    Activity

    Say what there is in my town

    Give opinions on your town/village

    Understand/Give directions

    Say where you are going

    Ask someone to go somewhere

    Say what you can do in town

     

  • Curriculum Area:

    Reading

    Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’

    • Uses a bilingual dictionary or other reference sources to check and spell commonly misspelt or unfamiliar words.
    • Recognises common prefixes, suffixes and blends of letters. Identifies connections between words. Uses this knowledge to identify cognates in order to help work out the meaning of new words.
    • Identifies parts of speech such as nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs and verbs and applies this knowledge to support their understanding of texts.

    Activity

    Say what there is in my town

    Give opinions on your town/village

    Understand/Give directions

    Say where you are going

    Ask someone to go somewhere

    Say what you can do in town