Year 6 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 - Mi rutina diaria (my daily routine)

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

2. Accurately pronounce numbers, times of day and verbs related to a school day

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

4. Read texts based on a person's normal school day

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about a normal school day

Culture: A normal school day in Spain

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

Role-Play: Describing my normal day to a new friend

Autumn 2 - Mi Pueblo (my town)

1. Revisit specific sounds (TBC) in spoken or written words

2. Accurately pronounce places in town

3. Ask and answer questions about places found in our town

4. Read texts describing other people's towns

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about our town

Culture: TBC

Grammar: haber, tener; adverbs of manner; frequency

Role-Play: Describing my town to a new friend

Spring 1 - Voy al pueblo (I go to town)

1. Revisit specific sounds (TBC) in spoken or written words

2. Accurately pronounce places in town and key verbs

3. Ask and answer questions about my activities around town

4. Read texts based on what other people do in their town

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about what we can do around town

Culture: TBC

Grammar: ir; jugar, ver, gustar, odiar, encantar; adverbs of time; adverbs of frequency

Role-Play: Discussing my town with a new friend

Spring 2 - Mi Escuela Primaria (my primary school)

1. Recognise specific sounds (mΓ‘, jo, ci, go, ) in spoken or written words

2. Accurately pronounce school subjects and associated adjectives

3. Ask and answer questions about our school and when we study subjects

4. Read texts based on a student's tour of their school and explanation of their timetable.

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about our school and our normal timetable.

Culture: Case study on a typical Spanish school

Grammar: tener, ser, haber, adverbials including definite and indefinite articles

Role-Play: Describing my primary school with a new friend

Summer 1 - Mi Asignatura Favorita (my favourite subject)

1. Recognise specific sounds (TBC) within spoken or written words

2. Accurately pronounce adjectives related to school subjects

3. Ask and answer questions about my favourite subject

4. Read and write about a person's favourite subject

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about my favourite subject

Culture: TBC

Grammar: ser including negation, gender and agreement of adjectives gustar, odiar, encantar, definite masculine and feminine article; plural nouns with gustar and encantar

Role-Play: Describing my favourite subjects to a new friend

Summer 2 - Los Pasatiempos (hobbies)

1. Recognise specific sounds (TBC) within spoken or written words

2. Accurately pronounce verbs related to hobbies.

3. Ask and answer questions about my preferred hobbies

4. Read and write about a person's hobbies

5. Give a spoken or written presentation about my favourite hobbies

Culture: La Liga

Grammar: descansar, escuchar, hacer, jugar, leer, montar, ir, ver; en preposition, definite masculine and feminine articles; mi pronoun

Role-Play: Describing my hobbies to a new friend