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Arabic / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Negotiate actions and contribute ideas, opinions and suggestions in interactions related to shared tasks, transactions and problem-solving, managing different views and perspectives

[Key concepts: roles, perspectives, responsibility; Key processes: commenting, selecting, evaluating]


  • planning and negotiating collaboratively in scenarios related to travelling or living in an Arabic-speaking country, such as using transport, eating out or visiting tourist attractions, for example,

    عندما أصل إلى القاهرة سوف أستأجر سيارة لأصل إلى الفندق؛ أفضل وسيلة مواصلات هي سيارة الأجرة؛ سوف أسافر إلى المناطق الريفيّة في القطار؛ في لبنان الأطعمة لذيذة لذلك سأذهب إلى مطاعم مختلفة؛ أحب المأكولات العربية الشعبية. سوف أزور جميع المناطق الأثرية في الأردن

  • making complaints and recommendations and seeking solutions, for example,

    أعترض على طريقة معاملة الزبائن؛ الفندق بحاجة إلى منظفين أكثر؛ الطعام كان بارداً ولم أقدر أن آكله؛ أسعار الثياب غالية جداً

  • organising an event such as a youth meeting through social media to raise awareness of environmental or ethical issues
  • contributing opinions using online and digital forms of communication such as emails, school chat forums and community websites to discuss various social issues such as youth employment opportunities or issues related to freedom and equality, for example,

    أصبح وجود فرص للعمل مستحيلاً؛ إنها كارثة إنسانية؛ إنها عار على مجتمعنا؛ مساواة جميع المواطنين حق إنساني؛ حرية الإنسان في التعبير خط أحمر

General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Attitudes,  Negotiation,  Problem solving,  Arabic language

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