Japanese / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Develop language to reflect on the experience of learning and using Japanese

[Key concepts: metalanguage, reflection, review; Key processes: expressing, analysing, comparing, evaluating]


  • using reflective language to discuss the experience of learning and using Japanese, for example, ぶんぽうはちょっとむずかしいと思います。
  • evaluating Japanese learning resources such as textbooks, websites or dictionaries, for example, じしょはとてもべんりですが、オンラインじしょはもっとべんりです。
  • building and using metalanguage to discuss language and language learning, for example, めいし、けいようし、どうし、ぶん
  • engaging in peer and self-reflection activities, such as providing evaluations or giving and receiving compliments using culturally appropriate language, for example, ~くんは会話(かいわ)上手(じょうず)ですね。いいえ、まあまあです。
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

Metalanguage,  Japanese language

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