Chinese / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Interact and socialise with known and unknown participants in familiar contexts to plan and arrange events, and exchange feelings, opinions and preferences

[Key concepts: leisure, neighbourhood, education, time, space; Key processes: planning, arranging, negotiating]

 (ACLCHC097)

Elaborations
  • introducing self, peers, friends and familiar adults in conversation (for example, 这位是王校长; 这是小王; 这是王一飞) and responding to such introductions, for example, 你好,小王,我是…
  • stating opinions on school and family life, familiar people, experiences and significant personal events (for example, 我最喜欢圣诞节), and indicating preferences with reasons, for example, 我想去看…电影, 因为听说这个电影很好看
  • discussing topics of interest, such as music, TV programs or sports; and asking questions to seek information and opinions, request repetition, clarify meaning (for example, 你说你的生日是明天,是吗?) and enhance mutual understanding, for example, 我不太喜欢听流行音乐,我更喜欢摇滚乐,因为摇滚乐很有力
  • expressing apology, appreciation or gratitude in diverse ways, and comparing practices across contexts, for example, considering which term to use in various situations and depending on the relationship between participants (谢谢;辛苦你了; 麻烦你了; 真对不起; 非常感谢)
  • initiating activities among peers, such as 汉语角 to promote Chinese learning in school, and arranging a time and location for this activity, for example, 我们可以星期二练习说汉语。我们可以在教室,或者在电脑室
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Attitudes,  Cooperation,  Socialisation,  Chinese languages

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