Year 3 Languages

By the end of Key Stage 2:

Pupils will be able to:

  • listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and responding
  • explore the patterns and sounds of language through songs and rhymes and link the spelling, sound and meaning of words
  • engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to those of others; seek clarification and help*
  • speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures
  • develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases*
  • present ideas and information orally to a range of audiences*
  • read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing
  • appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language
  • broaden their vocabulary and develop their ability to understand new words that are introduced into familiar written material, including through using a dictionary
  • write phrases from memory, and adapt these to create new sentences, to express ideas clearly
  • describe people, places, things and actions orally* and in writing
  • understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied, including (where relevant): feminine, masculine and neuter forms and the conjugation of high-frequency verbs; key features and patterns of the language; how to apply these, for instance, to build sentences; and how these differ from or are similar to English.

Autumn 1 - Nos Presentamos (we introduce ourselves)

1. Recognise and practise specific sounds for accurate pronunciation

2. Read aloud and write using my knowledge of sounds.

3. Ask and answer questions using my knowledge of 'tener' and 'llamarse'

4. To write phrases from memory and adapt them

5. To translate and construct texts using my knowledge of verb conjugation

6. Introduce myself and others using my knowledge of 'tener' and 'llamarse'

Culture: Hispanic names.

Grammar: llamarse, tener, estar

Role-Play: At the airport or hotel.

Autumn 2 - Los Numeros (numbers)

1. Recognise and practise specific sounds for accurate pronunciation

2. Accurately pronounce numbers 1-31

3. To be able to ask and answer how many of something there are

4. To be able read and write numbers

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about the number of items I have

Culture: Traditional Hispanic birthday celebrations

Grammar: Using haber with plural nouns

Role-Play: Survey of class

Spring 1 - ¡Feliz Cumpleaños! (happy birthday!)

1. Recognise and practise specific sounds for accurate pronunciation

2. Accurately pronounce numbers, months and days

3. To be able to ask and answer when a birthday is

4. To be able read and write specific dates

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about our birthdays and our ages

Culture: Traditional Hispanic birthday celebrations

Grammar: llamarse, tener, ser consolidation, mi and su pronoun

Role-Play: At a birthday party

Spring 2 - Donde Vivo (where I live)

1. Recognise and practise specific sounds for accurate pronunciation

2. Accurately pronounce countries and cities and nationalities

3. Ask and answer questions about where I live

4. Read and write countries and cities and specific details about them

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about where I live

Culture: Locate and identify renowned cities in the Hispanic world

Grammar: preposition (en); feminine definite article (la); vivir, ser; adjective-noun word order & agreement; Revisit gender of nouns.

Role-Play: Chatting to someone on holiday

Summer 1 - Los colores (colours)

1. Recognise and practise specific sounds for accurate pronunciation

2. Accurately pronounce colours

3. To be able to ask and answer what my favourite colour is

4. To be able read and write colours

5. Give a spoken or written presentation on a given picture

Culture: Spanish artists

Grammar: llamarse, tener, ser consolidation, mi and su pronoun

Role-Play: At the baggae carousel

Summer 2 - En la jungla (in the jungle)

1. Recognise and practise specific sounds for accurate pronunciation

2. Accurately pronounce animals found in the jungle

3. To be able to ask and answer as to which animal it is, its colour or number.

4. To be able read and write animals and their colours

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about animals in the jungle

Culture: Park Gúell in Barcelona

Grammar: ser, haber and tener.

Role-Play: At the zoo