French / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Participate in routine exchanges such as asking each other how they are, offering wishes and sharing information about aspects of their personal worlds

[Key concepts: communication, politeness, friendship; Key processes: interacting, listening, questioning, responding]


  • exchanging greetings in different contexts, for example, Bonjour, Madame Patou, comment allez-vous? Salut, Nicole, ça va? Pas mal, et toi?
  • offering wishes for particular occasions, situations or times of day, for example, Bonne nuit, Papa! Bonjour, Messieurs; Bonne fête, Hafiz! A demain, Mademoiselle; A bientȏt! Bonne année! Bon courage!
  • exchanging information about self, family, friends or interests, building vocabulary, using simple statements and cohesive devices such as the conjunctions et, mais and ou, and experimenting with gestures (for example, shrugging, thumb/fingers gesture for l’argent), intonation and expression, for example, J’ai deux soeurs et j’ai un frère; j’aime les sports et les voyages — mais j’adore la musique!
  • using common responses to frequently asked questions or comments (for example, très bien, voilà, oui, bien sûr, d’accord), imitating modelled intonation and stress patterns
  • asking and answering questions relating to concepts such as time, place or number, including days of the week, months and seasons, for example, Ça fait combien? Ça fait cinq; Quelle heure est-il? Il est dix heures; Aujourd’hui c’est vendredi? Non, c’est jeudi; En hiver il fait très froid
  • exchanging simple correspondence such as notes, invitations or birthday cards in print or digital form
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Sharing (Cooperation),  French language,  Manners (Etiquette)

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