Japanese / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Present factual information about aspects of Japanese and Australian lifestyles in spoken, written and digital forms

[Key concepts: community, cultural practice, personal world; Key processes: composing, designing, presenting, reporting, comparing]

 (ACLJAC005)

Elaborations
  • creating and presenting a profile of a well-known Japanese or Australian person, including details, for example, とし、かぞく、 and ()きなこと such as ()べもの、スポーツ、 かもく、どうぶつ
  • planning and preparing short spoken, written or digital presentations on aspects of daily life and social/cultural practices in Japan or Australia, such as school, leisure, daily routines, celebrations or festivals, using supporting resources such as sound, images or graphics
  • reporting on events and activities in their immediate environment or personal worlds, such as through a personal blog, digital post, formal speech, diagrams, charts or illustrated schedules, for example, きのう サッカーの しあい でした。わたしの がっこうの チームは かちました。
  • creating a video clip to communicate specific information to a particular audience, such as a visual or virtual introduction to their family or neighbourhood or a glimpse into a week in the life of an Australian teenager for potential exchange student groups
  • creating a comparative report on aspects of Japanese and Australian lifestyles, such as climate, students’ interests or daily routines, using formats such as data displays, charts or graphs to identify similarities and differences, for example, オーストラリア(じん)は フットボールが すき です。でも、日本人(にほんじん)は やきゅうが すき です。(いま) オーストラリアは (あき) です。でも、日本(にほん)は (はる) です。
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
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Informative texts,  Lifestyles,  Multimodal texts,  Japanese language

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