Korean / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Reflecting

Curriculum content descriptions

Engage withKorean speakers and resources in the school and wider community through various media, including online technologies,noticing how interaction involves culture as well as language

[Key concepts: intercultural exchange, language,culture; Key processes: identifying, relating, describing]


  • observing interactions between Korean speakers in different contexts in theirimmediate environments or from resources such as video clips or films, noticing cultural aspects and recording theirsimilarities and differences in interactions in similar contexts in their own culture/s
  • describing in spoken or written mode, or using digital technologies, a significant person relating toKorea or Korean language whom they have encountered, discussing their personal qualities, why that person is importantto them, and how they are similar to or different from that person, for example, 저도 …–고 싶어요. 요리를 잘 해요. 가수가 되고 싶어요. 나/저에게중요해요
  • reflecting onsignificant past encounters with Korean language and culture (and other languages and cultures that have shaped theirthinking) such as by creating timelines of their lives, including visual representations
  • describing and sharing encounters with Korean culture (forexample, 설날, 한복, 세배, 첫돌, 연날리기), comparing them to traditional games, festivals or celebrations in their own culture, andreflecting on how these connections are important to their identity
  • participating in guided discussion of the nature and role of ‘culture’ and its relationship with language, withreference to Korean, English and other known languages
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
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Cultural interaction,  Korean language

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