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Grade Ladder – French
9
  • Can use all G1-8 in a creative, confident and articulate way.
  • Fluent in response, initiate & develop conversation independently.
  • Adapt language to narrate, interest and give convincing personal opinions, individual thought & ideas.
  • Consistently accurate including uncommon vocabulary.
8
  • Can Use and Understand
    • Subjunctive phrases (present tense)
    • Present participles
  • Can recognise
    • Passive voice: future, imperfect and perfect tenses, subjunctive present tense
7
  • Can Use and Understand
    • Pluperfect
    • Perfect infinitive
    • Depuis + imperfect tense
  • Recognise
    • Pronoun – dont
    • Demonstrative (celui)
    • Possessive (le mien)
6
  • Can Use and Understand
    • Full imperfect tense
    • Full conditional tense
    • Future tense
    • Pronouns: y, en, qui, que,
    • Perfect infinitive
    • Direct & indirect pronouns
5
  • Can Use and Understand
    • Perfect tense
    • Variety comparatives/superlatives
    • Variety connectives/effective linking donc,ensuite,puis,comme, lorsque, puisque, quand, que,si
    • Use tu/vous correctly
    • Narrate and inform effectively and logically
  • Recognise
    • Direct and indirect pronoun/ relative pronoun-que.
    • Future/ pluperfect/ passive voice present/ present participle.
4
  • Can Use and Understand
    • Imperfect – only avoir/être/faire
    • Variety adverbs
    • Depuis + present
    • Learnt perfect tense phrases
    • Conditional only vouloir/aimer
  • Recognise
    • Other regular imperfect tense
3
  • Can Use and Understand
    • Variety connectives
    • Near future/ verb+inf
    • Present tense reflexive
    • Comparatives – more than/less than
    • Justify opinions – more complex sentences
2
  • Can Use and Understand
    • Negatives- ne pas/ne jamais
    • Connectives (mais/et/cependant/aussi)
    • Time sequencing
    • Intensifiers (très/ assez/vraiment)
    • Justified opinions
    • Ir/re verbs in present tense
1
  • Can Use and Understand
    • Opinions
    • Er verbs in present tense
    • Know avoir/être/to have/to be
    • Simple negative (ne…pas)
W3
  • Ask and answer simple prepared sentences & questions.
  • Short paragraphs from memory.
  • Spellings approximate.
W2
  • Copy single sentences.
  • Some words from memory.
  • Transcribe/translate words.
  • Pick out main points from simple sentences.
  • Spelling approximate.
W1
  • Copy correctly single words
  • Spelling approximate
  • Understand single words
  • Link to sounds