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MFL Spanish at key stage 3    (Year 8)

Unit 9: La salud

About this unit

About the unit

In this unit pupils learn to talk and write about feeling well and unwell and to give simple advice about medical matters. They read and write about maintaining a healthy routine and lifestyle.

New language content:

  • parts of the body
  • structure with doler
  • further expressions with tener
  • structures using (no) deber, (no) hay que, (no) tener que + infinitive

New contexts:

  • ailments, illnesses and remedies
  • visiting the doctor, chemist or dentist
  • healthy lifestyle

Alternative contexts: food and drink.

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. Parts of the body
2. Using the verb doler
3. Asking and answering questions about aches and pains
4. Giving and understanding advice and commands
5. Using modal verbs impersonally when giving advice
6. Health issues: listening for gist and detail
7. Reading texts on healthy lifestyles
8. Using language inventively
9. Applying the knowledge, skills and understanding of the unit

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