German / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Socialising

Curriculum content descriptions

Interact and socialise with peers and teacher to exchange greetings and information about self and family, and express likes and dislikes

[Key concepts: self, family; Key processes: interacting, greeting, thanking]


  • exchanging simple greetings, thanks and good wishes using formulaic expressions, adjusting language to suit the situation, for example, Ich heiße ... und du? Guten Morgen! Auf Wiedersehen! Danke! Alles Gute zum Geburtstag! Frohe Weihnachten! Guten Appetit!
  • using simple statements to describe themselves and to express likes and dislikes, for example, Ich bin fünf. Ich wohne in … Ich mag … (nicht).
  • sharing ideas about people and belongings, for example, Mein Teddy heiβt … Das ist meine Schwester/mein Ball.
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

Social relations,  German language,  Thanking

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