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MFL Spanish at key stage 3    (Year 9)

Unit 14: Los medios de comunicación

About this unit

In this unit pupils learn to talk and write about the media, expressing their opinions. They learn to compare how things used to be with how they are now.

New language content:

  • irregular comparatives and superlatives
  • tan + adjective + como/tanto como
  • suffix -ísimo
  • imperfect tense

New contexts:

  • different media (TV, newspapers, advertising, film) understanding reviews
  • reading for pleasure

Alternative contexts: leisure activities; entertainment; fashion; school.

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. Expressing and justifying opinions and preferences about TV programmes
2. Using comparatives and superlatives in opinions and analysis
3. The imperfect tense
4. Noting details and reporting back/using the imperfect and preterite tenses in combination
5. Recognising styles and registers
6. Applying the knowledge, skills and understanding of the unit

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