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Spanish / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Participate in collaborative activities and events that involve planning, making arrangements, transacting and negotiating

[Key concepts: negotiation, transaction, rules; Key processes: planning, giving and following instructions]


  • working together to produce class reference materials such as wall charts or databases to display key vocabulary and language structures used regularly in the Spanish classroom
  • participating in class activities such as word, board or electronic games (Lotería, El ahorcado, El laberinto), negotiating and giving or asking for directions, for example, es tu turno, me toca a mí, tira los dados
  • participating in imagined scenarios such as being lost, asking for and giving directions, information and assistance, for example, ¿Dónde está la oficina de correos? A dos cuadras a la derecha. Necesito un mapa de la ciudad, ¿Dónde los venden?
  • participating in planning events such as birthday parties or excursions that involve negotiating time, place, activities and participants, for example, ¿Quieres ir de compras al mercado? ¿A qué hora sale el tren?
  • creating displays, presentations or performances for family, friends or school community to showcase their learning of Spanish
  • responding to invitations by accepting, declining or offering apologies, adjusting language to suit formal and informal contexts (No, gracias, Gracias por tu invitación pero no puedo ir, Sí claro, con mucho gusto), and participating in real or simulated transactions such as purchasing food or tickets for an event, for example, ¿cuánto cuesta? ¡qué caro! ¿tiene descuento? ¿acepta tarjeta de crédito? ¿cuánto me da por esto?
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
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