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English / Year 8 / Literacy / Interacting with others

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Curriculum content descriptions

Interpret the stated and implied meanings in spoken texts, and use evidence to support or challenge different perspectives (ACELY1730)

Elaborations
  • listen to a conversation or speech and identify the point being made and explain the tone and manner of presentation. Change the focus of the conversation or speech and identify how meaning has changed
  • change the tone in which the speech or conversation is presented and discuss how interpretations can also change.
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Evidence,  Reading comprehension

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