1.2a engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to those of others; seek clarification and help*
Use the Word Grid for basic greetings, dates, favourite colours and fruit. Favourite colours and fruit can be consolidated using Language Clues and the Hungry Mouse activity.
The Phone can give ideas about basic utterances, such as saying one’s age.
1.2b speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures
Investigative work around Language Clues enable us to see that word order is different across different languages.
The Hungry Mouse enables us to develop a dialogue in a given language, and, if desired, compare it with dialogues in different languages.
1.2c develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases*
All of the above activities encourage accurate pronunciation and intonation, in line with that of a native speaker.
Billy Goat Gruff and the Gingerbread Man provide opportunities for reading aloud and copying the pronunciation and intonation of a native speaker.
1.2d present ideas and information orally to a range of audiences*