Turkish / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Informing

Curriculum content descriptions

Identify key points of information such as details about people, places or events in a range of spoken, written and digital texts and use the information in new ways

[Key concepts: data, information, experience; Key processes: researching, recording, reporting]


  • reading/viewing texts such as promotional materials, websites and maps to compile information about geographical features, lifestyles and cultural practices in Turkey or other Turkish-speaking countries, using the information to create a shared database to support their own projects
  • gathering information about people or events recently featured in media reports and using this information to create timelines, digital profiles, diary entries or schedules that re-present key points of interest
  • listening for key facts in short spoken or recorded texts, such as phone messages, announcements or TV advertisements, and transposing them to note form in order to communicate to others
  • identifying points of information in media texts such as sports commentaries, weather reports or newsflash items, using them to create messages or announcements to other people, for example, notifying the cancellation of an event due to a bad weather forecast or summarising sports results
  • classifying and summarising data collected via class surveys on issues such as study options, music preferences or favourite foods, presenting findings in table or graph form
  • compiling details of their family biographies through talking with family members, presenting key elements in oral or digital presentation modes
  • compiling facts, statistics and commentaries from sources such as websites, documentaries, travel brochures and magazine articles on famous sites, such as Kapadokya, Pamukkale, Kapalıçarşı, Ayasofya, Galata Kulesi
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

Turkish language

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