Course Overview

easyMFL is the only complete course for the 2014 MFL National Curriculum.  It has been completely rewritten for the new curriculum with new level descriptors which take into consideration the new requirements to teach translation and grammar.


Here is an overview of the easyMFL course:

Year 3


Unit 1: Introductions

In this unit pupils learn how to have a basic conversation introducing themselves in French.


Unit 2: School

Pupils learn some classroom instructions as well as numbers 1-20 and classroom objects.


Unit 3: Birthdays

This unit introduces days, months and numbers 21-31. Pupils can then say when their birthday is in French!


Unit 4: Jack and the Beanstalk

In this unit pupils learn basic dictionary and translation skills to be able to understand a fairy tale in French. There is a video for this unit in the Videos section of the website! Each class will also make a display telling the story in French.


Unit 5: Parts of the body

Pupils learn some parts of the body in French along with colours and simple plural forms in French.


Unit 6: At the café

This unit teaches snacks, drinks and prices so that pupils can have a basic conversation ordering in a café.

Year 4


Unit 7: Transport

Pupils will learn about different types of transport along with saying how they get to school and talking about favourites.


Unit 8: Shopping

Numbers 1-69 are covered, along with prices and shops. There is then a speaking task where pupils act out a conversation in a shop.


Unit 9: Cinderella

The second fairy tale unit builds on dictionary and translation skills. Pupils will then act out the play in French! There is a video of the story in French in the Videos section of our website.


Unit 10: Healthy Eating

This unit introduces fruit and vegetables along with some less healthy alternatives! Dictionary skills are again practised and pupils will learn about breakfast in France.


Unit 11: Sports and Hobbies

The present tense is formally introduced in this unit to present sports and hobbies in French.


Unit 12: Carnaval des Animaux

Carnaval des Animaux by Saint-Saëns is covered in this unit, giving pupils the opportunity to learn about a French composer and his music.

Year 5


Unit 13: Weather

Pupils learn how to describe the weather in French and use compass points to give a weather report in French.


Unit 14: I am the musician!

This unit presents musical instruments with opinions. Pupils also learn how to sing a song in French.  There is a karaoke version of the song in the Videos section of the website.


Unit 15: Time

Numbers are revised so that students can say the time in French in both digital and analogue formats.


Unit 16: In town

This unit covers places in town and asking for directions.  Prepositions are also introduced to enable pupils to say where places are.


Unit 17: Les coquelicots

This artistic unit teaches students about the impressionist painter Claude Monet. They then learn how to describe one of his famous paintings.


Unit 18: Seasons

This unit introduces the four seasons in order to allow students to put together a longer piece of writing describing the different weather and activities that people do in different seasons.


Year 6


Unit 19: At school

School subjects are introduced along with opinions. Pupils also learn how to describe their classroom.


Unit 20: Where I live

In this unit, pupils learn the French for different rooms and how to describe their bedroom in French.


Unit 21: Past and Present

The past tense is introduced in this unit to compare what a town is currently like and what it was like in the past.


Unit 22: Holidays

This unit presents countries and revises both weather and activities so that pupils can write about a holiday.


Unit 23: Health

Pupils revise parts of the body so that they can talk about illnesses. The verbs avoir and être are formally introduced in the present tense.


Unit 24: Notre café

The final unit of the course is a transition unit and revises ordering in a café. Pupils will also fill in a transition record to take with them to their new school.