Year 7 Languages

Grammar

You can understand the following grammatical terms in English:

  • Noun, article, adjective, pronoun, verb & tense.

You can understand and use:

  • Nouns (singular and plural).
  • Gender & articles: definite and indefinite articles (masculine, feminine and plural).
  • Simple opinions using me gusta and no me gusta.
  • Key high-frequency verb forms: tengo, soy, es.
  • Common adjectival agreement (singular forms only): -o, -a
  • The present tense of regular -ar, -er and -ir verbs (singular forms only).
  • Simple negative using no with regular verbs.
  • Simple connectives: y, pero, también.
  • Intensifiers/Qualifiers: muy, bastante, un poco.
  • Common patterns of adjectival agreement (simgular and plural): -o, -a, -os, -as plus -e or consonant in singular changing to -es in plural.
  • Possessive adjectives: mi/mis, tu/tus, su/sus.
  • The present tense of key irregular verbs (hacer, ir, ser, tener) and the stem-changing verb jugar (singular forms only).
  • Expressions of frequency (e.g. a veces, todos los dias).
  • Simple questions using ¿Qué?, ¿Cómo?, ¿Dónde?, ¿Te gusta?
  • Hay/ No hay…..

Listening

  • Demonstrate understanding of main points and opinions from short passages using familiar vocabulary, short phrases and common verbs in the present tense, spoken clearly.
  • Transcribe familiar words.

Speaking

  • Ask and answer simple questions.
  • Exchange simple opinions.
  • Take part in brief dialogues, using short phrases referring to the present.

Reading

  • Demonstrate understanding of main points and opinions in short texts using familiar language.
  • Translate familiar words and short phrases into English.

Writing

  • Write several short sentences with support to give information and express simple opinions.
  • Translate familiar words and short phrases into the target language.
  • Be generally accurate in using straightforward language and meaning is clear, but there may be major errors with verbs.