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Arabic / Year 3 and 4 / Understanding / Role of language and culture

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Curriculum content descriptions

Compare and reflect on cultural practices relating to ways in which language is used in various Arabic-speaking communities and in the wider Australian context

[Key concepts: difference, expression, practices; Key processes: identifying, distinguishing, relating, comparing]

 (ACLARU136)

Elaborations
  • examining aspects of Arabic culture in familiar contexts, for example, identifying language use such as كل عام وأنتم بخير؛ أهلاَ وسهلاَ؛ شرفتونا and behaviours such as eating sweets at different celebrations and occasions
  • reflecting on and explaining to others the significance of some common Arabic cultural practices and events, such as offering visitors food and drink, and serving sweets during special occasions, or coffee in times of mourning
  • comparing the cultural importance of music and traditional dance in different Arabic-speaking communities as expressions of identity and emotions, for example,

    الدبكة اللبنانية والجوبية العراقية؛ والرقص الصعيدي الفلكلوري

General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Arabic language,  Culture

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