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Japanese / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Reflecting

Curriculum content descriptions

Use simple statements and gestures to express aspects of self, such as membership of family, friendship, gender, school/class or cultural groups

[Key concepts: identity, self, group, communication; Key processes: describing, explaining, identifying]


  • making simple statements about themselves, such as their name and age, for example, ぼく は Sam  です、9 さい です 。
  • identifying themselves as part of a family, class or peer group ぼく は おとうと です。おねえさん は< 15 さい で す。, for example, by representing these relationships through drawing pictures or a family tree, adding captions to photos or creating digital presentations
  • noticing and comparing their own use of words or expressions from different languages when communicating in English
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

Personal identity,  Japanese language

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