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MFL Spanish at key stage 3    (Year 8)

Unit 10: De compras

About this unit

About the unit

In this unit pupils talk about clothes, describing them and giving opinions. They learn how to use este, ese and aquel in the singular and plural.

New language content:

  • expressions of size
  • demonstrative adjectives and pronouns (este, ese, aquel)
  • use of interrogative ¿Cuál?

New contexts:

  • shopping for clothes and presents
  • discussion of fashions
  • consideration of appropriateness of clothes

Alternative contexts: shopping for food; at the chemist's; offering opinions; describing things.

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. Buying clothes and presents
2. Describing clothes
3. Listening for gist and detail in descriptions of people
4. Choosing clothes or gifts
5. Fashion preferences
6. Learning about dress codes in Spanish-speaking countries
7. Applying the knowledge, skills and understanding of the unit

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