Communicative Aims

– Understand short, simple questions, requests and statements
– Respond with appropriate actions and positive and negative short form answers
– Contribute to the conversation using memorised phrases and short statements
– Use a basic range of words and simple phrases related to personal details and situations
– Ask for very basic personal information, e.g. about possessions

Language functions

– Informing about possessions

– Asking very simple questions about personal details

– Stating simple facts

– Indicating the position of people and objects

– Describing people, animals, objects and places very simply


– Present simple tense questions

– Question words who? when?

– Determiners their, its

– Possessive pronouns mine, yours, his, hers

– Present simple tense

– There is/are and has/have got/have you got? Do you have?

– Question words where? how?

– Present continuous tense questions

– Determiners some, any

– Prepositions of place in, on, under, between, next to

– Yes/no answers to present continuous tense questions


– Family and friends

– Possessions

– Days of the week and months of the year

– Cardinal numbers up to 50

– Pets

– Vocabulary and structures relating to the functions listed above

– Rooms in the home

– Household objects


– The correct pronunciation of words relevant to the lexical areas listed above

– Basic intonation patterns for simple questions

– Contractions, e.g. I’ve, I’m, he’s