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MFL Spanish at key stage 3    (Year 8)

Unit 8: La comida

About this unit

About the unit

In this unit pupils learn to discuss their likes, dislikes and preferences with regard to food and drink. They learn about quantities and devise recipes.

New language content:

  • direct object pronouns with things (lo, la, los, las)
  • expressions of quantity
  • tener hambre/sed
  • disjunctive pronoun with preposition, eg para mí

New contexts:

  • food and drink
  • likes, dislikes and preferences
  • following and preparing recipes
  • buying food
  • restaurant/tapas
  • Christmas food

Alternative contexts: comparing; offering opinions about cinema and television choices; clothes; buildings; hobbies.

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. Food and drink/pronunciation and intonation
2. Food and drink/using direct object pronouns
3. Food and drink in everyday life
4. Recipes: expressing size, quantity and measures/shopping questions
5. Ordering drinks and meals/using the disjunctive pronoun mí
6. Applying the knowledge, skills and understanding of the unit

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