" À vaillant coeur rien d’impossible. " -Jacques Cœur
“For a valiant heart nothing is impossible.”
We teach French to all children in Year 3/4, on a two year rolling programme.
The following documents provide an overview of our curriculum:
These are elements that can be found in every lesson (not always in this exact order):
Begin a lesson with a short review of previous learning.
Present new material in small steps with pupils practicing after each step.
Teacher gives clear and detailed instructions/explanations.
Ask questions and check for understanding.
Teacher thinks aloud and models steps.
Ask pupils to explain what they have learnt.
Check the responses of all students.
Provide systematic feedback and corrections.
If necessary, use more time to provide explanations.
Reteach material, if necessary.
Prepare students for independent practice.
Monitor students when they begin their independent task.
A video with basic French vocab and phrases can be found below. This can be used as a recap for all children: