Spanish / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Informing

Curriculum content descriptions

Obtain factual information from a range of spoken, written and digital texts, identify key points and use the information in new ways

[Key concepts: diversity, concepts from other learning areas; Key processes: locating, comprehending, classifying]


  • identifying key points of information in short spoken or recorded texts such as phone messages, announcements or television advertisements, and transposing them to note form for own reference or to communicate to others
  • identifying details and points of information in texts such as sports commentaries, weather reports or news-flash items and using them to create own messages or announcements, for example, announcing sports results, or cancelling an event due to a bad weather forecast
  • locating, classifying and summarising data collected from sources such as class surveys, notices, timetables and video clips, and presenting findings in suitable formats for different audiences, for example, oral summaries, posters, wall charts, concept maps or timelines
  • reading and viewing texts such as brochures, web posts and video blogs to collect and classify information about people, places or events in the Spanish-speaking world, using different modes of presentation, for example, a timeline to show the sequence of activities or itineraries, or a captioned photo display to create visual effect
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

Spanish language

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