German / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Engage in a range of shared activities such as managing events and arguing for a course of action by persuading others to change their opinion and/or behaviour

[Key concepts: information exchange, issues, collaboration; Key processes: planning, negotiating, communicating]

 (ACLGEC172)

Elaborations
  • organising a real or simulated forum to raise awareness of environmental, social or ethical issues such as persuading fellow students to act in a more environmentally friendly or socially aware manner, for example, Was können wir für die Umwelt machen? Wie kann man den Obdachlosen/Asylanten helfen?
  • creating a collaborative communications project, for example, via social media or a daily news segment for a community television or radio station, using appropriate terms to introduce, identify and summarise, for example, Wir ihr alle wisst… Es ist nötig, dass wir… Wollt ihr auch nicht…?
  • applying for opportunities such as student exchange programs or scholarships, giving details of education, work experience, skills and interests such as in a Lebenslauf or by writing a formal letter to apply for a position, using appropriate language conventions, for example, Sehr geehrte/r … ; Mit freundlichen Grüßen; Ich bin für diese Position geeignet, da ich… .
  • role-playing formal/informal negotiations, for example, a teacher/parent and teenager resolving a disagreement about Ausgehen, Freunde or Noten in der Schule
  • participating in a simulated Vorstellungsgespräch, persuading a prospective employer of their suitability for a part-time job
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Negotiation,  Planning,  Collaborative learning,  German language

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