Year 5 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 - Tengo Hambre (I'm hungry)

1. Recognise specific sounds (gua, rr, Γ©, ll, zu, hue, ver, ja) in spoken or written words

2. Accurately pronounce food items and related verbs

3. Ask and answer questions about the food I have and when

4. Read texts about the food and drink other people have

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about on the topic of food I have for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Culture: Typical Spanish food taste-testing.

Grammar: como, bebo, desayuno, almuerzo and ceno ; intensifiers; definite masculine and feminine articles

Role-Play: Talking to a doctor about my diet

Autumn 2 - Buen Provecho (enjoy your meal)

1. Consolidate sounds (gua, rr, Γ©, ll, zu, hue, ver, ja ) in spoken or written words

2. Accurately pronounce food items, meal time verbs and adjectives

3. Ask and answer questions about the foods we have and when;

4. Read texts about food and drink other people have and when

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about meal times

Culture: Learning about tapas

Grammar: gustar, encantar, odiar, negation, adjectival agreement; definite articles (el, la, los, las)

Role-Play: Ordering/complaining about food

Spring 1- Se Busca (wanted)

1. Recognise specific sounds (j, ve, e, ll, Γ±) in spoken or written words

2. Accurately pronounce hair and eye colours and some shapes

3. Ask and answer questions to determine an identity

4. Read texts about other people's appearance

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about my appearance and that of others.

Culture: Famous Spanish speakers around the world

Grammar: definite masculine articles (el and los); llevar, tener including negation; plural nouns & their agreeing adjectives.

Role-Play: Help with a missing person

Spring 2 - La Ropa (clothes)

1. Consolidate sounds (bu, que, gor, oj, je, ce, ve, ce) in spoken or written words

2. Accurately pronounce clothing items and agreeing adjectives

3. Ask and answer questions about which clothes we wear and when

4. Read texts about the clothing items people wear and when

5. Give a spoken or written catwalk description based on clothing items & seasons

Culture: Fashion in Madrid

Grammar: Hay, tener, negation, beber, desayunar, almorzar, cenar, merendar, adjectival agreement; consolidation of all definite articles previously studied (el, la, los, las)

Role-Play: Requesting an item of clothing in a shop

Summer 1 - El Deporte (sport)

1. Recognise specific sounds (jue, ha, go, voy,) in spoken or written words

2. Accurately pronounce sports and frequency adverbs

3. Ask and answer questions about the sports I do and how often I do them

4. Read texts about other people's chosen sporting activities and how often they do them

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about on the topic of sports and how often they are done

Culture: La Liga

Grammar: jugar, hacer, ir; al and a la, de and en prepositions; adverbs of frequency;

Role-Play: Discussing sports I do with a friend

Summer 2 - La Hora (the time)

1. Recognise specific sounds (las, cua, dΓ­, os,) in spoken or written words

2. Accurately pronounce numbers, times of day and high frequency verbs

3. Ask and answer questions about what times I do things

4. Read texts based on a person's schedule

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about my schedule

Culture: 'la siesta'.

Grammar: almorzar, cenar, desayunar, hacer, jugar, acostarme, lavar, levantarse, ir, ver; de la preposition; adverbs of time

Role-Play: Giving someone the time.