Arabic / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Convey ideas and viewpoints from a range of perspectives to various audiences in familiar contexts using different modes of presentation

[Key concepts: context, audience, perspective; Key processes: selecting, conveying, constructing, presenting]

 (ACLARC022)

Elaborations
  • informing others about an issue of interest and upcoming events in texts such as notices and newspaper announcements, for example,

    إعلان هام؛ تحتفل الجالية العربية بعيد الأم في إحتفال كبير في الحديقة العامة يوم السبت القادم؛ الدكتورة ريم ستلقي محاضرة عن الشباب والمستقبل في الجامعة

  • producing texts such as letters, emails and speeches to convey information and personal viewpoints on topics connected to personal experiences, for particular purposes and audiences
  • organising information for an Arabic-speaking audience, for example, creating a presentation comparing different cultural perspectives on a particular topic or a video recording of a cooking demonstration
  • reporting on own and others’ experiences, such as holiday trips or school camp, and comparing own experiences with others’ using expressions such as

    بالنسبة لي الرحلة كانت ممتعة بينما أغلبية التلاميذ شعروا بالملل؛ بالرغم من الساعات الطويلة التي قضيناها في الطريق إلا إنني لم أشعر بالتّعب لكن أصدقائي كانوا متعبين

  • creating a video clip to present information or ideas to a particular audience, such as a virtual tour of the school or the neighbourhood for prospective students and their parents
  • conveying information relating to significant events, people or places in different formats, such as a poster for a concert, a profile of a famous Arabic actor, or a digital guide to a place of interest
  • creating a group presentation of ideas and words and expressions relating to aspects of lifestyle, for example,

    الرّياضة ضرورية للصحة؛ المأكولات السريعة وأضرارها؛ الألعاب الإلكترونية وتأثيرها السلبي على العائلة

General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Attitudes,  Data representation,  Arabic language

Interactive resource

Zou ba! School: timetables

Find out how to describe the order of subjects in a school day. Notice that numbers are used to identify school periods. For example, 'I have Maths in period three on Wednesday.' This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

Interactive resource

Zou ba! Events: did you like it?

Watch two friends going to a concert. Investigate how to ask and answer questions about whether you enjoyed an event. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

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Out and about: Manly excursion [Arabic/English]

Listen to a spoken recount in Arabic or English about a class excursion by train and ferry to Manly Beach, Sydney. Read a written version of the recount in Arabic. See photos of the people and places the class saw on their excursion, including a street performer, Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, ...

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Out and about: a music lesson [Arabic/English]

Listen to a present-tense text, spoken in Arabic or English, about a music class. Read a written version of the text in English. Meet the students, who come from many different countries including Vietnam, China and Thailand. Select hyperlinks to see images of key words in the text. Then try five activities to test your ...

Interactive Resource

La mappa misteriosa: episode 6 - vocabulary and grammar

This is a collection of interactive tutorials and activities that focus on the Italian vocabulary and grammar at the centre of episode 6 of 'La mappa misteriosa'. They cover words for the days of the week and the months, how to ask for departure and arrival times for Italian public transport, and the conjugation of the ...

Interactive resource

Train a sumo wrestler: champion

Coach a champion sumo wrestler. Explore cultural aspects of the sport such as arena design and match rituals. Look at sample training schedules. Arrange activities for a daily training schedule for a wrestler. Identify cultural aspects of the sport. Label items such as the ring, wrestler and referee. Watch your champion ...

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La mappa misteriosa: episode 12 - Dream ticket

This is episode 12 of 'La mappa misteriosa', a 12-episode video series for Italian language students. It is the last episode of the story and introduces the language required to purchase tickets and to talk about arrivals and departures, along with a revision of the core vocabulary and grammar developed throughout the 12 ...

Interactive Resource

La mappa misteriosa: episode 12 - vocabulary and grammar

This is a collection of interactive tutorials and activities that focus on the Italian vocabulary and grammar at the centre of episode 12 of 'La mappa misteriosa'. They cover introducing the expressions used to buy tickets, and consolidating core grammar and vocabulary such as regular verbs ending in '-are', '-ere' and ...

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La mappa misteriosa: episode 6 - Natural attraction

This is episode 6 of a 12-episode video series for Italian language students. This episode focuses on how to ask for and give departure and arrival times, and includes timetables with the 24-hour clock, days, months and the words for public transport. The episode is set in some famous natural swamps near Ravenna that are ...