This Module allows students to launch their GCSE learning journey with a familiar and motivating topic of holidays. Students will study present and past tenses in detail and be able to understand a range of texts about different holiday experiences. Students will begin to discuss past, present and future holidays and writing responses to GCSE Foundation and Higher writing tasks using at least three tenses.
Students will complete tiered end of unit tests in Listening, Reading and Writing.
Students then move to another familiar topic of 'mi insti' all about their school life. In this unit of study, students will develop their ability to talk about school life, school subjects and rules and compare schools in England with those in Spain.
Students to complete a variety of end of unit assessment tasks whilst competing ongoing vocabulary tests and retrieval quizzes.
Students consider a range of topics relating to young people in society. They begin by discussing their hobbies and leisure activities in greater detail and with more complex grammatical structures. The unit finishes with describing friends and family and relationships with these.
Students will complete end of unit tests in listening, speaking, writing and reading. They will also complete regular vocabulary testing both into and out of the target language.
This unit covers more on leisure activities including sporting events and what is trending. Students also consider different forms of entertainment and roles models in society. The grammar focus is on the imperfect to describe what you used to do. Students also learn the perfect tense and how to use a variety of past tenses together.
Students will complete end of unit tests in Listening and Reading and practise role play and photocards throughout the unit.
Students will learn how to describe their town or city, the features of a region and how to give advantages and disadvantages of certain areas. They will also practise role plays through shopping scenarios. The grammatical focus is using the future tense and how to bring all 3 tenses together.
Students will complete a Year 10 exam covering vocabulary and structures from this year as well as a speaking and writing task on this module later in the term.