German / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Share information with peers and teacher about aspects of their personal worlds such as friends, home, favourite objects and activities

[Key concepts: friendship, identity; Key processes: describing, expressing]

 (ACLGEC120)

Elaborations
  • exchanging information about their siblings, homes, pets and activities, for example, Ich habe einen Bruder und zwei Schwestern. Wir haben einen Hund und vier Vögel. Kannst du gut schwimmen? Ich wohne in einer Wohnung und ich habe eine Katze.
  • using common responses to frequently asked questions or comments (sehr gut, das stimmt, ich auch, ich nicht, igitt!), imitating modelled intonation and stress patterns
  • asking and answering questions relating to concepts such as time, place, number, days of the week, months and seasons, for example, Wann spielst du Basketball? Wer hat im August Geburtstag? Wo spielst du Hockey? Wie viele Hobbies hast du?
  • exchanging simple correspondence such as notes, invitations or birthday cards in print or digital form
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
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Personal identity,  Friendship,  German language

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Revision: numbers 11-20, age, family

This collection of digital and printable resources revises numbers 11 to 20; the functions for how to ask and say your age; and the vocabulary for family members. It begins with drills to consolidate students' receptive skills (listening and reading) and continues with productive skills (writing and possibly speaking). ...

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How old are you?: family members

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How are you?

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Languages online: Indonesian section 02: 'My name is ...'

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Where do you live?

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Best friends

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Revision: school

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My name is ...

This is a collection of digital activities and printable worksheets about exchanging names using appropriate salutations. It provides reading and pronunciation drills, as well as a song. The printable worksheets are an opportunity for students to use the language functions in simple contexts. Translations, solutions and ...

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Italiano: topic and grammar units

This is a collection of interactive Italian language resources that focus on the essential vocabulary and grammar used in salutations, introductions, descriptions and simple transactions. It is organised into two categories: topic units (saluti, numeri, che tempo fa, in città, fare lo shopping, nazionalità, professioni ...

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Revision: numbers 1-10, introductions, greetings

This is a collection of digital activities and printable worksheets that revises the vocabulary and functions from the previous three sections: salutations, presentations and numbers one to ten. It provides a variety of pronunciation drills, simple reading and writing exercises, and a song, supported by games in the worksheets. ...

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What grade are you in?

This collection of digital and printable resources introduces students to asking about and saying where they go to school and what grade they are in. It provides pronunciation drills followed by matching and write-in exercises that focus on using the vocabulary in basic sentences. It also includes a game to discover a secret ...

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Languages online: Indonesian section 14: best friends

This set of interactive activities from the Languages online resource introduces the language for talking about best friends and some key time phrases (soon, later, tonight and tomorrow). Guided conversations are used to model Indonesian language structures and their pronunciation to support students' learning. Student ...

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Real Chinese - Saying a bit about yourself

This is a web page. It presents a slideshow on how to give information about nationality and occupation in Chinese. Each slide is in pinyin accompanied by Chinese audio and a graphic, with options to show an English translation only, or the audio only. The resource also has a video in Chinese and English that reinforces ...