German / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Convey ideas, information and views from multiple sources, using different modes of presentation to suit different audiences and to achieve different purposes

[Key concepts: representation, discovery, interconnection; Key processes: presenting, representing, reporting]

 (ACLGEC175)

Elaborations
  • using models of texts such as television news reports and social media to create original texts, and explaining how ideas and information are selected, structured and sequenced to achieve different purposes
  • creating a web page to provide information for young German-speaking job seekers in different regional and cultural contexts (Farmarbeit in Queensland, Kindermädchen im Outback, Küchenhilfe an der Ostküste), using formats such as databases, charts, maps and video clips
  • designing texts pitched to specific age or interest groups, making and explaining choices in relation to vocabulary, structure, and visual and cultural elements, for example, relationship advice for teens, tips for healthier living, local information for backpackers
  • summarising and presenting information related to topics or themes studied in other curriculum areas, using different modes of presentation to cater for different learning styles, for example, using charts, diagrams, recorded spoken commentary or demonstration to explain historical events, ecosystems or recycling
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

Data representation,  Text purpose,  German language

Interactive resource

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La mappa misteriosa: episode 6 - vocabulary and grammar

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La mappa misteriosa: episode 12 - vocabulary and grammar

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