Italian / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Informing

Curriculum content descriptions

Convey factual information and ideas through a range of spoken, written and multimodal texts, using information from a range of sources

[Key concepts: society, event, fact, opinion; Key processes: describing, comparing, presenting]


  • describing a person, place, object or event in their local environment using [article + subject + verb + adjective], including negative expressions, for example, è/non è simpatico/cattivo; di legno/di ceramica; è interessante/difficile
  • comparing aspects of daily life across cultures, for example, fare la passeggiata, eating habits, school life and routines and presenting results in class in oral presentations or written descriptive texts
  • surveying classmates on their daily routines, such as mobile phone/internet use, text messaging habits, television viewing or hours of sport played and presenting the data in various forms, for example, (cinque persone non hanno un cellulare; tanti/pochi … la maggior parte …; il 15 per cento; due su venti…)
  • collecting, collating and presenting data in Italian using online survey software
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Attitudes,  Informative texts,  Italian language

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