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Modern Languages

Purpose of the Curriculum

(What will a high quality Languages education do for our children?)

  •  It will provide an opening to other cultures
  • Deepen their understanding of the world
  • Communicate for practical purposes and learn new ways of thinking

Aim of the Curriculum

(What does the Languages curriculum aim to ensure all pupils know or can do?)

  • Understand and respond to a spoken and written language whilst speaking with increasing confidence, fluency and spontaneity
  • Improve accuracy of pronunciation
  • Can write at length for different purposes
  • Can take part in conversations and ask questions 

Key Stage 1
Curriculum Overview

  • To experience the spoken language through listening to recordings, songs and poems.
  • To link together key words to create simple sentences about everyday actions.

Key Stage 2
Curriculum Overview

  • There must be a balance of spoken and language laying the foundations for KS3.
  • To communicate facts, feelings and ideas whilst focussing on routine and familiar matters.

Key Stage 1

  • Introduce key words for everyday objects through practical activities.
  •  Begin to pronounce words accurately.
  • To be able to identify words to match an object.
  • Explore rhymes and songs and join in with them.

Key Stage 2

  • Listen attentively to the spoken language.
  • Engage and speak in conversations through sentences.
  • Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation.
  • Describe people, places and things both orally and .
  • Read and understand words and phrases.

 MFL Skills and Knowledge Progression Document