German / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Initiate and participate in sustained interactions, using formal and informal registers, to seek and give advice, to describe past events, future aspirations and social issues, and to express and justify opinions

[Key concepts: perspectives, future, past; Key processes: sustaining interactions, discussing, justifying, proposing]


  • initiating and sustaining conversation by introducing topics, inviting contributions, asking for clarification or confirmation, and expressing agreement or surprise, for example, Was sagt ihr dazu?; Ich bin damit einverstanden; Ist das dein Ernst?; Wie meinen Sie das?
  • sharing personal information and views with peers and adults about family and friends, school and leisure activities, for example, Was machst du gern in deiner Freizeit? Wie finden Sie australischen Fußball? Als Sie jünger waren, haben Sie ?
  • discussing future plans such as career, family, further education and travel, for example, Ich werde sicher die 12. Klasse zu Ende machen und dann werde ich hoffentlich Zahnmedizin studieren. Es kommt aber auf meine Noten an.
  • asking for advice on issues related to family, friends or school and suggesting possible solutions to others’ problems, for example, Du solltest mit deinem Freund sprechen, weil ... Was würdest du an meiner Stelle machen?
  • exchanging information and opinions with peers about a range of social and cultural issues, for example, blogging about die Schule der Zukunft or the causes and effects of Jugendarbeitslosigkeit, and giving reasons for opinions
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • 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

Tense (Grammar),  Register (Language),  German language,  Perspective (Literary devices)

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