Discuss and compare young people’s interests, behaviours and values across cultural contexts
exchanging emails and participating in online forums with peers in a Spanish-speaking context to share views about aspects of teenage life such as friends, responsibilities, interests, aspirations and topical issues
interviewing class members to elicit opinions on personal experiences and significant events from their past, and identifying common themes or reactions
comparing responses to events or texts such as a concert or television program, using evaluative and expressive language to convey reactions such as excitement, appreciation or boredom (Me encantó esa canción, ¡Aprecio tus palabras! ¡Qué aburrido!), and initiating and scaffolding conversation by introducing topics, inviting contributions or asking for clarification, for example, No he entendido bien… ¿Qué piensas? ¿Qué te parece si hablamos de…?
maintaining and extending conversations by following up on others’ contributions, elaborating on own comments and extending the topic, for example, Creo que tú tienes razón pero… Me gustaría agregar que…