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 - My school, my subject

1) I can introduce myself with simple sentences
2) I can explain in more detail how I feel
3) To say important things about myself and others
4) To name some school subjects
5) To give my opinion about school subjects
6) Assessment

Autumn 2 - Time in the city

1. To explore a city in Spain
2) To design a city of the future
3) To give information about a city
4) To ask for a ticket politely
5) To understand and recall nouns for favourite things
6) To ask politely for a gift in a shop

Spring 1- Healthy eating - going to market

1) To say fruits and vegetables
2) To use vegetables and fruits in simple dialogues
3) To understand fruit and vegetables in written texts
4) To follow a simple story
5) To read instructions for a recipe
6) Assessment

Spring 2 - Clothes, colours & fashion

1) To say and write a simple descriptive sentence
2) To understand and read along with a story
3) To name items of clothing
4) To recall, say and write nouns for clothes
5) To read and write descriptive sentences
6) Assessment

Summer 1 - Out of this world

1) I can read and understand words on an ID card
2) I can ask and answer questions about someone's identity
3) I can read simple information about planets
4) I can read and understand simple information about planets
5) I can create simple sentences about an imaginary planet
6) I can write about my planet

Summer 2 - Going to the seaside

1) To understand sentences about the seaside
2) To read aloud sentences about the seaside
3) To create simple persuasive sentences
4) To understand items I take to the beach
5) To understand a simple story
6) Assessment