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MFL

Our MFL subject leader is Mrs Moynihan

At Whitley Abbey our MFL Curriculum is taught to Years 3 – 6

Curriculum Maps
Year 3 MFL Curriculum

Throughout the Year 

Listen to and show understanding of single word through a physical response 

Listen and identify rhyming words and sounds in songs and rhymes 

Recognise a simple question and respond with a simple rehearsed response 

Name objects and actions in a rehearsed statement 

Use simple connectives to join phrases 

Join in with actions to accompany songs, stories and rhymes 

Use knowledge of the sound of some letters in French to read aloud or say individual words 

Read and show understanding of familiar simple words 

Identify strategies for memorising new vocabulary 

Write and say familiar words from memory with understandable accuracy 

Begin to recognise first, second and third person singular pronouns and forms of high frequency words 

Identify nouns, adjective, pronoun and conjunctions 

Recognise plurals 

Express a simple opinion 

Explore French culture and life and compare it with their own experiences. 

Year 4 MFL Curriculum

Throughout the Year 

Listen to and show understanding of longer/more complex familiar phrases and sentences 

Follow the text including familiar language and identify the meanings of some of the words 

Follow the text and read aloud using the knowledge of letter strings and silent letters 

Read and show understanding of a complex sentence using familiar language 

Use a bilingual dictionary to find the meanings of words including nouns, adjectives and verbs 

Write and say longer more complex sentences to describe people, places, things and actions using a language scaffold 

Writes some familiar phrases from memory with increased accuracy 

Produce positive and negative sentences using HF verbs and pronouns 

Apply rules of agreement of adjectives in singular and plural 

Give reasoned opinions 

Be aware of and know when to use tu and vous 

Explore French culture and life and compare it with their own experiences  

Year 5 MFL Curriculum

Throughout The Year

Listen to and show understanding of longer/more complex familiar phrases and sentences 

Follow the text of familiar songs/rhymes/stories and identify the meanings of some of the words 

Follow the text and read aloud using the knowledge of letter strings and silent letters 

Read and show understanding of a complex sentence using familiar language 

Use a bilingual dictionary to find the meanings of words including nouns, adjectives and verbs 

Write and say longer more complex sentences to describe people, places, things and actions using a language scaffold 

Writes some familiar phrases from memory with increased accuracy 

Produce positive and negative sentences using HF verbs and pronouns 

Apply rules of agreement of adjectives in singular and plural 

Give reasoned opinions 

Be aware of and know when to use tu and vous 

Explore French culture and life and compare it with their own experiences. 

Year 6 MFL Curriculum

Throughout The Year

Listen to and show understanding of single word through a physical response 

Listen and identify rhyming words and sounds in songs and rhymes 

Ask a few simple and/or familiar questions and respond with a rehearsed response 

Use familiar vocabulary to say simple sentences with the aid of a scaffold 

Use one or more connectives to join phrases 

Join in with words of songs, stories and rhymes 

Use knowledge of the sound of familiar phrases and short sentences 

Use a bilingual dictionary to find the meaning or translation of a word 

Read and show understanding of familiar phrases and short sentences 

Write and say simple phrases to describe people, places, things and actions using a language scaffold 

Write some familiar phrases from memory with understandable accuracy 

Use the definite and indefinite article according to the gender of the noun and in plural form 

Recognise first, second and third person singular forms of high frequency words 

Express and discuss opinions 

Begin to demonstrate understanding of the position of the majority of adjectives and their agreement with nouns 

Explore French culture and life and compare it with their own experiences.