Chinese / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Socialising

Curriculum content descriptions

Collaborate with others in group activities and contribute to learning activities

[Key concepts: self, family, home; Key processes: interpreting, locating]


  • making suggestions when working together and allocating jobs for members of group, for example, 我们一起唱吧;我们唱,你跳舞
  • following the teacher’s instructions and responding to questions with reasons (for example, 我不高兴, 因为我累了), using language appropriate to class context (for example, 老师,我写完了) and making requests in an appropriate manner, for example, 老师,我可以喝水吗?
  • including others and recognising participants in group work, for example, Lisa 是我的好朋友; 我们组有…
  • making cards for special cultural events such as Chinese New Year or personal events such as birthdays, copying short good wishes from modelled text, for example, 生日快乐
  • recognising and copying characters relating to various events described in books, and noticing the formation of characters and spacing
  • collecting examples of common Chinese characters found in familiar settings such as signs and labels, for example, (8), (noodles), (spring)
  • creating drawings to support written communication in cards, posters and visual displays
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Cooperation,  Chinese languages

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