In Year 4, French is taught by a specialist French teacher for half an hour a week. The main theme throughout the year is The World around us which enables the children to be able to describe the world around them in more detail.
FOCUS TOPICS: Modes of transports; How you get to school; French-speaking countries/map-work; Where do you live; Weather; points of the compass; days of the week; seasons of the year; Numbers up to 31; sports.
GRAMMAR FOCUS: Question words; adverbs; More gender work.
INTERCULTURAL UNDERSTANDING: French-speaking countries; Christmas in France; Easter in France; greetings cards; Bastille Day; Story of Grandmère Denise (Grandmother Denise).