Balwearie High School

Spanish - S1-3

Overview

In S1 pupils have 2 periods a week ofSpanish, building to 3 periods a week in S2 and S3. The teaching incorporates a variety of approaches with group work and project work being a feature. This allows the pupils to make presentations in the foreign language and develop key strengths across a range of techniques, including ICT, where available, and ensures that pupils are able to improve their Listening and Talking, Reading and Writing skills.

S1 Course Content

In S1, three topic areas are covered:

  • Topic 1: Personal information 
  • Topic 2: School life
  • Topic 3: Free time

Details of the areas covered in each topic can be found here. (link)

S2 Course Content

In S2, the theme of the learning is to equip students for "A visit to Spain". Seven topic areas are covered:

  • Topic 1: Revision of self 
  • Topic 2: In town
  • Topic 3: Accommodation
  • Topic 4: Daily routine
  • Topic 5: Food, eating out and healthy eating
  • Topic 6: Parts of the body and illness
  • Topic 7: Travel, transport and holidays

Details of the areas covered in each topic can be found (link)

S3 Course Content

In S3, three topic areas are covered:

  • Topic 1: Family, friends and relationships
  • Topic 2: Media and communication
  • Topic 3: My studies

Details of the areas covered in each topic can be found here.

 

Homework

Pupils will be expected to:

  • Revise vocabulary regularly
    • Occasionally complete some project work
    • Finish work started in class
    • Do reading or writing tasks