Japanese / Year 1 and 2 / Communicating meaning in Japanese / Mediating meaning in and between languages

Curriculum content descriptions

locate, with support, key information in familiar texts, and respond using gestures, images, words and formulaic phrases (AC9LJ2C03)

  • identifying words and characters written in Japanese by matching images with words or characters to sound, for example, ‘あ’ with ‘a’ in a range of activities and texts
  • recognising key words and points in a variety of texts, using visual cues such as gestures and facial expressions to assist understanding, for example, listening to a teacher or older student read a book out loud and responding to questions, なに、なん、いつ、どこ and だれですか。
  • listening to, and/or locating information in texts, (colour, あか、あお、しろ、くろ、きいろ, size おおきい、ちいさい and shape まる、さんかく、しかく, etc.) and using it in guided drawing, building, or collecting activities, for example, building a tower with coloured blocks in the order of colours they hear
  • recognising that gesture and body language are integral to communicating in language for First Nations Australians, and showing examples of how this is also reflected in Japanese, and the language(s) they speak at home
  • listening to a song or story with some unfamiliar language and guessing the meaning based on the context, for example, “What do you think ほんとうに might mean?”
  • responding to simple statements about self, friends, likes/dislikes, family and pets, for example, make a group according to statement, 六さいの人 、かぞく五人の人
  • using information from print or digital texts and sequencing pictures, keywords, or simple sentences in the order that events occurred or retelling a story by creating a storyboard, diagram or digital display
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Japanese language,  Personal responses (Texts)

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