"A different language is a different vision of life,” Federico Fellini
MFL Curriculum Intent
Many of the children at St Dunstan’s speak English and an additional language, including Spanish,
Italian, Farsi, Kurdish and Tigrinya and Arabic. The approach in French lessons is to celebrate the use of French and all languages, with the intent that all pupils will develop a genuine interest, positive curiosity and pride about other foreign languages, finding them enjoyable and stimulating.
Learning a second language offers pupils the opportunity to explore relationships between language and identity, develop a deeper understanding of other cultures and the world around them with a better awareness of self, others and cultural differences. The intention is that they will be working towards becoming life-long language learners.
We aim for all children to develop the confidence and resilience to speak a modern foreign language with good intonation and pronunciation.