Module 6

There are five units in this module. These are outlined below.

Unit 1 – Talking about where you are going to spend your holidays

By the end of this unit it is expected that all students will be able to say where they are going on holiday and how long for.
Most students will be able to say where they are going and for how long and whether they like it or not.
Some learners will have progressed further and can use prior knowledge to also include what they like to do on holiday as well as knowing and using ALLER.

Key vocabulary: Ou vas-tu en vacances? = Where are you going on holiday?; Je vais = I am going + list of holiday places; pour = for; un weekend = a weekend; une semaine = a week; deux semaines = 2 eeeks; dix jours = 10 days; un mois = a month
Key grammar = aller

Unit 2 – Saying what you are going to do during the holidays

By the end of this unit it is expected that all students will be able to say at least 2-3 things they are going to do during the holidays.
Most students will be able to use prior knowledge to say where they are going and what they are going to do.
Some learners will have progressed further and know how to securely use the near future.

Key vocabulary: je vais + infinitive phrases = I am going
Key grammar: the near future: aller + infinitive

Unit 3 – Asking where places are in town and giving directions

By the end of this unit it is expected that all students will be able to ask how to get somewhere and give basic directions.
Most students will be able to ask how to get somewhere and give more specific directions.
Some learners will have progressed further and can give detailed directions using prepositional phrases and can confidently use the vous form of the verb.

Key vocabulary: pour aller au / à la / à l’ / aux…? = How do you get to the…?; + list of places in a town; vous tournez à droite / gauche = turn right / left
Key grammar: prepositions, à + the definite article, the vous form of verbs

Unit 4 – Buying a souvenir

By the end of this unit it is expected that all students will be able ask for several items in a shop.
Most students will be able to ask for items and also say how much items cost.
Some learners will have progressed further and can create a fluent conversation in a role-play situation to show they can use the key vocabulary and are confident with numbers up to 100.

Key vocabulary: Vous désirez? = What would you like?; Je voudrais… = I would like…; Voilà = Here you are; + list of shop items; Ça fait combien? = How much is it?
Key grammar: numeracy – numbers 60-100

Unit 5 – Reading a menu and buying a snack

By the end of this unit it is expected that all students will be able ask for something off a menu.
Most students will be able to confidently order form a menu and give prices.
Some learners will have progressed further and can create a fluent conversation in a role-play situation to show they can use the key vocabulary.  They know numbers 1 – 100.

Key vocabulary: Je voudrais = I would like; avec ça? = With that?; C’est tout? = Is that everything? + list of food and drink
Key grammar: revising numbers

Key Assessments

There are regular vocabulary tests throughout this module.

How to help your child

Please use the vocabulary on this unit under the homework on the website to support your child’s work at home.  Please test your child on the related vocab, orally and/or in writing.  Encourage your child to use the sound files underneath the vocab files.  They should listen and repeat several times.  Please encourage your child to do learning on a little and often basis as this is the most effective strategy for learning vocab.  Please encourage your child to use a dictionary or online dictionary such as www.wordreference.com to check the meaning of words in their homework book and NOTE this on the text. Encourage your child not to rush their written work but to check all language carefully, using model texts and a dictionary.  It is best not to leave homework until the night before it is due in, in case there are difficulties or questions the teacher could answer.  Useful supporting material can be found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/ and on http://www.zut.org.uk/index.html which is a free online resource available after 4pm and before 9am and weekends.

Click here for the vocabulary for this unit.

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Click here for the soundfiles to support learning.

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This should help students to revise for the end of term test in the skill of Speaking.  Students should prepare for this by revising all soundfiles and vocabulary in Modules 1 – 6.