Japanese / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Interact in classroom routines and exchanges such as asking and responding to questions, requesting help, repetition or permission, following instructions, or giving praise and encouragement

[Key concepts: roles, routines, interaction patterns; Key processes: responding, requesting, apologising, thanking]


  • using set phrases, formulaic expressions and appropriate gestures for regular classroom routines such as opening and closing lessons and responding to roll call, for example, きりつ, れい, ちゃくせき、はい、います。いません。
  • asking the meaning of words and how to say something in Japanese, requesting repetition and indicating whether or not they understand, for example, はい、わかりました。いいえ、ちょっと わかりません。日本語(にほんご)で (なん) ですか。すみません、もう いちど。
  • using formulaic expressions to ask for clarification (for example, ~は えい()で (なん) ですか。十四(じゅうよん)ページ ですか。) or permission (for example,トイレに ()っても いい ですか。), to apologise for lateness or interrupting (for example, すみません、ちょっと いい ですか。おくれて すみません。), and to borrow classroom objects (for example,えんぴつを かして ください。けしゴム、ありますか。)
  • using appropriate language and behaviour when giving and receiving classroom objects, for example, どうぞ。ありがとう ございます。
  • following instructions to complete an activity or to get organised, for example, たって ください。三人(さんにん)グループに なって ください。
  • praising, complimenting and encouraging others, for example, じょうず ですね。いい ですね。よく できました。すごい ですね。もうちょっと です。がんばりましょう。
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Instructions,  Classroom activities,  Japanese language

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