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MFL Spanish at key stage 3    (Year 8)

Unit 12: Diversiones

About this unit

About the unit

In this unit pupils learn to talk and write about a variety of past events. They consolidate and extend their knowledge of the preterite tense.

New language content:

  • all forms of the preterite tense of regular -er and -ir verbs, eg comer, salir and irregular verbs hacer, ver, estar
  • imperfect tense (receptive use) using había/hacía/era(n)

New contexts:

  • entertainment
  • concerts, cinema, theatre, sport, a bullfight
  • ordering and buying tickets
  • recounting a past event or an outing

Alternative contexts: transport; hobbies; leisure activities.

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. Going out and entertainment
2. Reserving and buying tickets
3. Understanding information about public events
4. Applying known language to a new context
5. Using the preterite tense to recount actions in the past
6. Introduction to the imperfect tense
7. Applying the knowledge, skills and understanding of the unit

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