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MFL Spanish at key stage 3    (Year 8)

Unit 7: Nos presentamos

About this unit

About the unit

In this unit, pupils learn to compare personal characteristics, to make simple introductions and to express thanks and appreciation.

New language content:

  • quantifier poco
  • regular comparative and superlative adjectives
  • formation of adverbs with -mente
  • direct object pronoun with persons (le, la, les, las)

New contexts:

  • character descriptions
  • meeting people, formally and informally
  • being, and welcoming, a guest
  • expressing thanks in speech and in a simple informal letter

Alternative contexts: personal descriptions, including personal details; describing members of the family and friends; modes of address; making polite requests.

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. Describing people
2. Describing in detail
3. Comparing people
4. Writing an informal letter
5. Understanding descriptive language
6. Using adverbs as modifiers
7. Acquiring information about people
8. Direct object pronouns
9. Adapting known language to different contexts
10. Social conventions and cultural awareness
11. Expressing thanks and appreciation
12. Applying the knowledge, skills and understanding of the unit

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