Concepts and skills

A pupil following the Springboard to Languages programme will be introduced to the following concepts:

  • Parts of speech
  • Tenses of verbs: past, present and future
  • Imperatives
  • Comparatives of adjectives and adverbs
  • Adjectival agreement
  • The accusative case and agreement
  • Prefixes and suffixes
  • Sentence structure and word order

Pupils will learn to:

  • introduce themselves
  • ask questions
  • formulate replies
  • use a dictionary
  • read a simple text
  • write about themselves
  • sing songs
  • perform a short playscript