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Modern Foreign Languages

Junior Cycle

The Junior Cycle Specification for Modern Foreign Languages  is based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. You can read more about the framework  on the link below:


Modern Foreign Languages (1st years 2017)


What will I learn and do in Modern Foreign Languages?

 I will

  • Actively engage in learning activities and tasks
  • Develop skills that I can apply to other areas of study
  • Be reflective and autonomous in my language learning and become actively involved in monitoring and assessing my progress
  • Communicate effectively and confidently in the target language
  • Develop the capacity to understand written and spoken language
  • Develop their capacity to use appropriate structures and vocabulary for purposes of communication, both written and oral


How will I know I am doing well?

I will

  • Use the target language  and encourage others in my class
  • Have all my equipment and Hl ready  for class
  • Keep my eportfolio up to date
  • Partcipte and engage in all classroom activities

You can find the Junior Cycle new specification for Modern Foreign Languages below: