French / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Create imaginative texts to entertain, convey ideas and express emotions

[Key concepts: culture, expression, empathy, humour; Key processes: creating, performing, entertaining, reflecting]


  • creating an imaginary persona or avatar in a French-speaking fantasy world, incorporating communicative styles and social behaviours observed in French texts
  • creating a storyboard outline that transposes familiar characters to French-speaking contexts (for example, Harry Potter débarque à Paris), and providing a glossary of key vocabulary and expressions
  • composing and performing short songs for imagined occasions (for example, les anniversaires, le départ en voyages), experimenting with vocal and non-verbal expression
  • creating characters and contexts for simple unscripted interactions, such as explorers on an expedition or participants in a television reality show, providing sample descriptors and language, for example, courageux, dynamique, plein d’initative: du courage! Allez les gars! Timide, paresseux, toujours fatigué: pas encore! Ah non, c’est trop…
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Creating texts,  Imaginative texts,  French language

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