Japanese / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Develop classroom language to participate in interactions such as clarifying, apologising, showing appreciation, complimenting, and reflecting on their learning experiences

[Key concepts: discussion, reflection, interaction; Key processes: requesting, responding, clarifying, enquiring]


  • interacting in classroom routines using appropriate language to apologise, for example, すみません、しゅくだいをわすれました。、 to request clarification, for example, テストは何日(なんにち)ですか。ゆっくり言ってください。、 and to ask and respond to questions, for example, ~は英語(えいご)で何ですか。この(かん)()はどう()みますか。
  • further developing metalanguage to communicate about language and about their experience of learning Japanese, using Japanese for terms such as verbs (どうし), adjectives (けいようし) and nouns (めいし)
  • enquiring about and describing the location of classroom items and materials by using appropriate prepositions, for example, げんこうようしはどこにありますか。テーブルの(うえ)にあります。学校の(ひだり)にあります 。
  • participating in class discussion by eliciting or offering opinions, for example, どうおもいますか。つまらないです 。、 and by asking questions or making suggestions, for example, つぎはだれですか。 いっしょにしましょうか。
  • discussing their language-learning experience, for example, 日本語はやさしいですね。かんじはむずかしいです。でも、おもしろいです。
  • showing appreciation and complimenting one another, for example, よくできました。うたがじょうずですね。
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Conversations,  Questions (Sentences),  Japanese language

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