Italian / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Interact with the teacher and peers to greet, to introduce themselves, and to name and describe favourite things, friends, family members and special talents, through action-related talk and play

[Key concepts: self, family, friendship; Key processes: participating, playing, observing]

 (ACLITC001)

Elaborations
  • using simple greetings relevant to the time of day, the celebration or event, and their relationship to the person, for example, Ciao! Buongiorno! Arrivederci! Tanti auguri! Buona Pasqua. Buon Natale
  • introducing themselves, for example, Come ti chiami? Mi chiamo …, e tu? Quanti anni hai? Ho sette anni, e tu? Come stai?
  • naming family members and friends, for example, mio fratello Carlo; il papà Tom
  • understanding single words and simple phrases, and indicating comprehension through actions such as pointing to an object, selecting a picture card or flashcard to demonstrate the phrase heard, and matching games in digital form, for example, personal objects: la cartella, la bambola, la palla; school objects: il quaderno, la matita, i colori, il banco; toys and games: il treno, la bicicletta
  • indicating possession (as set phrases), for example, la mia penna, il mio cane, il mio papà, la mia mamma
  • answering simple questions with short spoken and written responses and using flashcards, word lists, posters, photos and multimedia slides, for example, Quanti anni hai? Hai un animale?
  • talking about and describing people and belongings, using familiar formulaic expressions, for example, Questo/a è,. Ecco il mio pallone
  • talking about simple actions in the present tense, for example, Gioco a football, Mangio la pizza
  • using formulaic phrases, for example, Grazie! Prego. Scusa. Per favore. Bene. Molto bene. Perché? Buon appetito!
  • expressing satisfaction/dissatisfaction, for example, Sì; no; mi piace; non mi piace
  • copying words and reading them aloud, matching pictures and words, or choosing from sentences provided to express ideas, for example, È Marco. È grande. È bravo
  • imitating Italian speech, using Italian patterns of intonation, pronunciation and stress, and incorporating appropriate gestures and body language
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
ScOT terms

Family relationship,  Personal identity,  Friendship,  Greetings,  Italian language

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