Welcome to the Modern Languages Department


Teaching Staff: Mrs R Miskelly (HOD), Mrs U O’Reilly, Mrs R Kerr, Miss L Haughian, Mrs R Wright, Mrs M Moorehead

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OVERVIEW

The goal of the Modern Languages department in Lurgan Junior High School is to provide opportunities for pupils to develop effective communication skills through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Pupils also begin to develop understanding of the richness of language and literature in any culture as a means of communication and creative expression.

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WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN YEAR 8?

FRENCH

TOPIC 1: Meeting and Greeting People
TOPIC 2: French Alphabet
TOPIC 3: Ages, Birthdays, Days, Months
TOPIC 4: Describing what is in your school bag and classroom
TOPIC 5: Hobbies
TOPIC 6: Family and Animals
TOPIC 7: Describing where you live and others live

TOPIC 8: Ordering in a Cafe

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WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN YEAR 9?

FRENCH

TOPIC 1: Nationalities and Countries
TOPIC 2: Weather
TOPIC 3: Likes and Dislikes
TOPIC 4: Describing Self and Others
TOPIC 5: School Subjects, Timetable, Time, School Day

TOPIC 6: Typical School Day, Lunchtime Food and Drink

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SPANISH (A Band Pupils only)

TOPIC 1: Introducing Yourself
TOPIC 2: Personality
TOPIC 3: Age and Birthdays
TOPIC 4: Brothers, Sisters and Pets
TOPIC 5: Hobbies, Sports and Opinions
TOPIC 6: Weather
TOPIC 7: School

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN YEAR 10?

FRENCH

TOPIC 1: Computers and Mobiles
TOPIC 2: Sports, Hobbies and Opinions
TOPIC 3: Describing Your Town/Village
TOPIC 5: Giving Directions
TOPIC 6: Asking Someone To Go Somewhere
TOPIC 7: Holidays

SPANISH (A Band pupils only)

TOPIC 1: Describing Family
TOPIC 2: Describing What People Look Like
TOPIC 3: Describing Where You Live
TOPIC 4: Telling The Time
TOPIC 5: Ordering in a Café
TOPIC 6: Saying What You Are Going To Do At The Weekend
TOPIC 7: Understanding Others Describing Their Town