French / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Socialise and exchange views on local and global issues

[Key concepts: generation, environment, globalisation, relationships; Key processes: interacting, responding, explaining, comparing]


  • using simple and compound sentences to structure arguments, and explain or justify a position in relation to personal and social issues such as les études, la santé, l’avenir, les passe-temps
  • initiating and sustaining conversation through active-listening strategies, turn-taking cues and verbal and non-verbal responses, for example, ah bon? pas vrai! et si on…?
  • using descriptive and expressive language to exchange views on global issues such as les médias sociaux, l’avenir des jeunes and la pollution, building topic-specific vocabulary and rhetorical strategies such as emphasis and repetition, for example, Au contraire! à mon avis…, je ne suis pas d’accord, après tout…, il faut le dire…, encore une fois..
  • contributing to online discussions with young people in French-speaking contexts, comparing aspects of school and home life, for example, les examens, le stress, les sports, l’étude des langues
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
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Attitudes,  Globalisation,  French language

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