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Arabic / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Reflecting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Describe the experience of using Arabic at home and at school, such as how it feels and the particular behaviours they associate with speaking Arabic

[Key concepts: self, identity, belonging; Key processes: identifying, comparing]


  • identifying the significance of gestures in Arabic, and noticing own level of comfort with these, for example, making or not making eye contact when talking to older people
  • discussing one another’s ways of communicating and their appropriateness in Arabic-speaking contexts, such as different ways of showing politeness, for example, when making requests من فضلك or thanking someone شكراً؛ شكراً جزيلاً
  • sharing with peers how it feels to use Arabic, for example, when singing a song in class, speaking Arabic with friends or family members, and using gestures, such as nodding the head slightly when saying نعم أو لا
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
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Cultural interaction,  Arabic language

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