The national curriculum for languages aims to ensure that all pupils:
It should enable pupils to understand and communicate ideas, facts and feelings in speech and writing, focused on familiar and routine matters, using their knowledge of phonology, grammatical structures and vocabulary. The focus of study in modern languages will be on practical communication.
French is the agreed transition language in Norfolk. We use a mixture of resources to teach a weekly French lesson within Key Stage 2 - Eurostars, Chatterbox and Salut! Ca va? As the children move from Y3/4 into Y5/6 they progress from colours, numbers and days and months (orally) to short conversations including hobbies, weather and writing the date.