Japanese / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Interact with others to share interests and experiences, exchange information and express opinions and feelings

[Key concepts: lifestyle, communication, experience, opinion; Key processes: interacting, recounting, responding, elaborating]


  • engaging in face-to-face or online discussions with peers and other Japanese-speaking contacts about shared interests and experiences, such as sport, food, study or music, for example, からてをしますか。いいえ、でも()きです。
  • expressing opinions such as サーフィンはかっこいいです。 えいがはたのしいです。
  • recounting experiences such as holidays, special events or celebrations through email or face-to-face conversations, for example, どこでパーティーをしましたか。だれときましたか。
  • sharing and comparing information about teenage life, daily routines and responsibilities, for example, わたしはうちからがっこうまであるきます。でも、(とも)だちはバスで行きます。
    にねます。 いつも(ちち)とそうじをします。
  • introducing themselves to other Japanese speakers, じこしょうかい, using appropriate formulaic expressions such as はじめまして、(school name) の デニス です。 and culturally appropriate gestures
  • using formulaic language spontaneously in interactions to express feelings, for example, あー、つかれた、 えー、むずかしい、たのしかった、できた
  • using cohesive devices such as conjunctions when sequencing or elaborating an account of experiences, for example, 土よう日にかいものに行きます。だから、はやくおきます。
  • sustaining and extending conversations by seeking additional information or asking additional questions, for example, しゅみはなんですか。
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

Attitudes,  Conversations,  Japanese language

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