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 - A new start

1) To say greetings in Spanish
2) To ask and answer about feelings
3) To introduce my name in Spanish
4) To say numbers 1-10
5) To recall numbers to 10
6) To say 4 different colours in Spanish

Autumn 2 - The calendar and celebrations

1) To say autumnal colours
2) To recall autumnal colours in Spanish
3) To understand and say some days of the week
4) To learn some months of the year
5) To understand, say and try to write some months of the year

Spring 1 - Animals I like and don't like

1)To recall some numbers and colours
2) To say 4 animals
4) To say and read 4 animals
5) To say what my favourite animal is
6) To understand a simple story in Spanish

Spring 2 - Carnival and playground games

1) To know some facts about Carnival in Spain
2) To join in with a song about colours and days of the week
3) To recall 6 colours
4) To remember some numbers and play games using them
5) To ask and answer my age in Spanish
6) To play games with days and months.

Summer 1 - Breakfast, fruit nouns, hungry giant.

1) To say some fruits and vegetables
2) To play games with vegetable and fruit words
3) To recall some fruits and some breakfast foods
4) To recognise nouns for breakfast foods
5) To ask politely for an item
6) To understand and enjoy a simple story

Summer 2 - Going on a picnic

1) To say where I live
2) To ask and answer simple questions about myself
3) To complete simple sentences about myself
4) To listen and join in with a story
5) To listen and join in with a story using familiar language
6) Assessment