Broad General Education Modern Languages

In S1, pupils cover the topics of

  • personal language
  • family
  • school and studies
  • hobbies
  • home area

In S2 and S3, pupils will continue to build on their knowledge of French in Listening and Talking, Reading and Writing.
Topics covered will include the following:

  • holiday and travel
  • media and new technologies
  • fashion and other interests

Classwork will also focus on developing effective dictionary skills.

S2/S3 Spanish (beginners’ course)
In S2, focus will be on developing a sound knowledge of core vocabulary and grammar.
Pupils will develop their skills in Listening and Talking, Reading and Writing through their study of the topics of:

  • personal language
  • family
  • school and studies

In S3, pupils will further build on the work done in S2, consolidating their knowledge of vocabulary and covering the topics of hobbies and home area, while addressing the relevant aspects of grammar, including starting to look at a range of tenses.