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Key Stage One

French TOOLKIT

 

To Read Fluently

 

 

To Write Imaginatively

 

To Speak Confidently

To understand the culture in which the language is spoken

L1. Read out loud everyday words and phrases. 

 

L6. Write or copy everyday words correctly. 

 

L10.Understand a range of spoken phrases. 

 

L15. Identify countries and communities where the language is spoken. 

 

L2. Use phonic knowledge to read words. 

 

L7. Label items and choose appropriate words to complete short sentences. 

 

L11.Understand standard language (sometimes asking for words or phrases to be repeated). 

L16.Demonstrate some knowledge and understanding of the customs and features of the countries or communities where the language is spoken. 

 

L3. Read and understand short written phrases. 

L8. Write one or two short sentences. 

L12. Answer simple questions and give basic information. 

L17. Show awareness of the social conventions when speaking to someone. 

 

L4. Read out loud familiar words and phrases. 

 

L9. Write short phrases used in everyday conversations correctly. 

 

L13. Give responses to questions about everyday events. 

 

L5. Use books or glossaries to find out the meanings of new words. 

 

 

L14.Pronounce words showing a knowledge of sound patterns. 

 

Lower Key Stage Two

French TOOLKIT

 

To Read Fluently

 

 

To Write Imaginatively

 

To Speak Confidently

To understand the culture in which the language is spoken

L18. Read and understand the main points in short written texts.

L21. Write a few short sentences using familiar expressions.

 

L24.Understand the main points from spoken passages.

 

L29. Describe with some interesting details some aspects of countries or communities where the language is spoken.

 

L19. Read short texts independently.

 

L22. Express personal experiences and responses.

 

L25. Ask others to repeat words or phrases if necessary.

 

L30. Make comparisons between life in countries or communities where the language is spoken and this country.

L20. Use a translation dictionary or glossary to look up new words.

L23. Write short phrases from memory with spelling that is readily understandable.

L26. Ask and answer simple questions and talk about interests.

 

 

 

 

L27. Take part in discussions and tasks.

 

L28.Demonstrate a growing vocabulary.

 

 

Upper Key Stage Two

French TOOLKIT

To Read Fluently

 

To Write Imaginatively

To Speak Confidently

To understand the culture in which the language is spoken

L31. Read and understand the main points and some of the detail in short written texts.

L35. Write short texts on familiar topics.

L42.Understand the main points and opinions in spoken passages.

L48. Give detailed accounts of the customs, history and culture of the countries and communities where the language is spoken.

L32. Use the context of a sentence or a translation dictionary to work out the meaning of unfamiliar words.

L36. Use knowledge of grammar to enhance or change the meaning of phrases.

L43. Give a short prepared talk that includes opinions.

L49.Describe, with interesting detail, some similarities and differences between countries and communities where the language is spoken and this country.

L33. Read and understand the main points and opinions in written texts from various contexts, including present, past or future events.

L37. Use dictionaries or glossaries to check words.

L44. Take part in conversations to seek and give information/

 

L34. Show confidence in reading aloud, and in using reference material.

L38. Refer to recent experiences or future plans, as well as to everyday activities.

L45. Refer to recent experiences or future plans, everyday activities and interests.

 

L39. Include imaginative and adventurous word choices.

L46. Vary language and produce extended responses.

L40. Convey meaning (although there may be some mistakes, the meaning can be understood with little or no difficulty).

L47. Be understood with little or no difficulty.

L41. Use dictionaries or glossaries to check words.

 

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