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Japanese / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Engage in activities that involve collaboration, planning, organising, negotiating and transacting

[Key concepts: negotiation, transaction, presentation, instruction; Key processes: planning, budgeting, comparing, sequencing]


  • participating in scenarios related to accepting and declining invitations, planning, making arrangements and negotiating details, using language related to place, time and activity, for example, 月よう日に 日本のレストランに行きましょうか。月よう日は、ちょっと…。火よう日は どうですか。
  • budgeting for virtual shopping expeditions, consulting online catalogues and websites, comparing prices and value, and discussing intended purchases, for example, ゲームが/を  かいたいです。二千円(にせんえん) あります。どれが一ばんやすいですか。
  • participating in authentic or simulated transactions that involve making requests, considering options, buying, selling or ordering, for example, この T シャツは L サイズですね。ちょっと 大きいです。M サイズを ください。
  • creating displays, presentations or performances for family, friends or the school community to showcase their progress in learning and using Japanese
  • giving and following instructions to play games, follow recipes, or carry out traditional Japanese activities such as calligraphy, origami or martial arts, using language forms and vocabulary associated with sequencing, such as さいしょに、つぎに、それから、そして
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
ScOT terms

Negotiation,  Planning,  Japanese language

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