Year 5


  • Take part in conversations that express likes, dislikes and preferences
  • Give oral descriptions of people and places, i.e., their city.
  • Act out various role play scenarios, for example, at the doctors.


  • Recognise letters of the alphabet when they hear them
  • Accurately record information that has been dictated to them
  • Listen with increasing understanding to a range of French phrases, stories and songs.


  • Practise reading a range of short sentences and texts that include both new and familiar vocabulary.
  • Answer reading comprehension questions, in both English and French


  • Write three or four sentences using a word/phrase bank linked to a recent area of learning such as their town, a visit to the doctors, their hobbies.
  • Use simple conjunctions such as and, but, because, to form more complex sentences.
  • Change elements in a given text e.g. number, colour, body parts.


  • To develop an understanding of possessive pronouns, i.e. “She is my sister”
  • Identify the correct indefinite/ definite article for masculine, feminine and plural nouns
  • Begin to understand the conjugation of key high frequency verbs in the 1st person, such as avoir, aimer, être
  • Begin to understand key contractions within known phrases, such au, à la, aux