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 - Everyday life

1) To revisit phrases to describe my feelings
2) To recall words and phrases about school subjects and opinions
3) To recall and use numbers to 60.
4) To understand 'o'clock' time phrases
5) To talk about my daily routine
6) To ask and answer questions about my daily routine

Autumn 2 - Where I live, where you live

1) To understand nouns for rooms in a house
2) To read and understand simple descriptions of rooms in a house
3) To follow and understand a story about a haunted house
4) To write descriptive sentences using colours and size to describe a house
5) To recognise and understand familiar and unfamiliar nouns
6) Assessment

Spring 1 - Playing and enjoying sport

1) To recall numbers and months
2) To recognise and understand familiar and unfamiliar nouns
3) To identify some parts of a verb in Spanish
4) To create opinions about a sport
5) To understand and write simple information about sports
6) Assessment

Spring 2 - This is me, hobbies and fun

1) To understand unfamiliar nouns
2) To write simple sentences about a funfair
3) To say sentences about myself
4) To say and write sentences about myself
5) To write a short sequence about myself
6) Assessment

Summer1 - Cafe culture and restaurants

1) To know about café culture in Spain
2) To ask for some snacks and drinks politely
3) To take part in a cafe roleplay
4) To take part in a sketch about a cafe
5) To understand information about Spanish food and meals
6) To follow a story about going to a restaurant

Summer 2 - Performance time

1) To recall familiar Spanish language
2) To recall familiar Spanish language
3) To perform a sketch in another language
4) To write my favourite Spanish words and phrases
5) To perform a superstar sketch
6) Assessment