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MFL Spanish at key stage 3    (Year 9)

Unit 13: Nosotros, los jóvenes

About this unit

About the unit

In this unit pupils learn to describe in more detail what kind of person they are. They also learn to talk about what jobs they do around the home and about their pocket money. They rehearse making telephone calls and taking messages.

New language content:

  • relative pronoun lo que
  • giving and justifying opinions
  • responding to the question ¿Qué hiciste?
  • consolidation of verbs of obligation + infinitive
  • expressions for apologising, declining, accepting, thanking, excusing, telephoning

New contexts:

  • friendships
  • descriptions of people
  • jobs in the home
  • pocket money
  • telephoning
  • conveying messages
  • invitations

Alternative contexts: making plans; school; family entertainment; 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. Understanding and giving descriptions of people with justification
2. Describing negative qualities/agreeing and disagreeing
3. Jobs around the home/pocket money
4. Giving and accepting invitations/coping with less predictable language
5. Expressing thanks and appreciation
6. Declining an invitation, apologising and making excuses
7. Applying the knowledge, skills and understanding of the unit

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