Italian / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Socialising

Curriculum content descriptions

Socialise with peers and adults to exchange greetings, good wishes, factual information and opinions about self, family and friends, routines, shared events, leisure activities, interests, likes and dislikes

[Key concepts: naming, friendship, family, celebration, leisure, neighbourhood; Key processes: interacting, exchanging, describing]


  • greeting others, introducing themselves, expressing state of health and wellbeing, appreciation and good wishes, and leave-taking, using appropriate familiar or formal language, for example, Mi chiamo … e tu? Come ti chiami? Ho 12 anni. Sono Carla. Ciao Giorgio, come stai? (Sto) bene/male, e tu? Mi dispiace. Ci vediamo domani. A domani. Buongiorno, ArrivederLa. Come si chiama? Buongiorno professoressa, come sta?
  • describing and comparing friends and family, for example, using [subject + verb + adjective]: Il mio amico è simpatico
  • describing routines, events and leisure activities (for example, Ogni weekend vado al cinema … Mi piace/non mi piace + [infinitive verb]. Gioco a/pratico il), and comparing these to similar events for Italian peers
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

Personal identity,  Sharing (Cooperation),  Italian language

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