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Languages: French

Years 5 and 6


Languages: French - Satisfactory - Years 5 and 6

Portfolio summary

This portfolio of student work shows that the student uses written and spoken French for classroom interactions (WS1) and transactions, and to exchange personal ideas, experiences and feelings. The student asks and answers questions in complete sentences in familiar contexts using appropriate pronunciation, intonation and non-verbal communication strategies (WS1). The student uses appropriate forms of address for different audiences, such as tu forms with friends and family members, and vous for teachers and other adults or when more than one person is involved (WS1). The student gathers and compares information from a range of texts. The student identifies key points and supporting details when reading, listening and interprets and translates short community texts such as signs or notices. The student creates connected texts such as descriptions, conversations and picture books, using structured models (WS1) and processes of drafting and re-drafting. The student conveys information in different formats to suit specific audiences and contexts (WS1). The student uses present tense verb forms, conjunctions and connectives, positive and negative statements. The student recognises and uses with support, verb forms as set phrases. The student identifies l’imparfait when reading. The student uses possessive pronouns and adjectives with modelling and support (WS1), and prepositions to mark time and place.

 The student identifies differences between spoken and written forms of French (WS1), comparing them with English and other known languages. The student identifies differences in commonly-used text types, commenting on differences in language features and text structures. The student uses metalanguage for language and for reflecting on the experience of French language and culture learning. The student identifies relationships between parts of words and stems of words. The student makes comparisons between French and own language and culture, drawing from texts which relate to familiar routines and daily life. The student explains to others French terms and expressions that reflect cultural practices. The student reflects on own cultural identity in light of the experience of learning French, explaining how ideas and ways of communicating are influenced by membership of cultural groups.

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