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MFL Spanish at key stage 3    (Year 7)

Unit 2: La familia y los amigos

QCA
About this unit

About the unit

In this unit pupils learn to talk and write about their family, friends and pets, and how to describe their appearance.

New language content:

  • third person singular and all persons plural of regular -ar and -ir verbs
  • possessive adjectives
  • asking questions with ¿Cómo? ¿Cuánto? and ¿Quién?
  • irregular verbs tener, ser (all persons)
  • definite article
  • agreement of adjectives
  • intensifiers (muy, bastante)
  • numbers 1-100

New contexts:

  • other people
  • descriptions of family, friends, pets
  • nationalities
  • Christmas, fiestas

Alternative contexts: other information about themselves; school; town.

This unit is expected to take 12-15 hours.


Sections in this unit

This unit is divided into sections. Each section contains a sequence of activities with related objectives and outcomes. You can view this unit by moving through the sections or print/download the whole unit.
1. Family and pets/using possessive adjectives: mi, tu, su
2. The infinitive/the irregular verb tener
3. Describing family and pets using the definite article/making adjectives agree/the verb ser/intensifiers: muy, bastante
4. Nationalities
5. Reading about people and animals
6. Numbers to 100
7. Spelling
8. Indicating possession
9. Applying the knowledge, skills and understanding of the unit

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