Arabic / Year 9 and 10 / Understanding / Language variation and change

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Curriculum content descriptions

Analyse and explain how variations in Arabic language use relate to roles, relationships and the context of interactions, and consider how and why these would differ from interactions in English or other languages represented in the classroom

[Key concepts: genre, variation, intercultural literacy; Key processes: analysing, explaining, reflecting]

 (ACLARU185)

Elaborations
  • investigating the nature and use of the Arabic language in different contexts of interaction, for example, by asking Arabic-speaking students in Australia when, with whom and for what purpose they use Arabic or English, and reflecting on similarities and differences in interactions in both languages
  • reflecting on how various Arabic speakers’ views on social or cultural roles and relationships are reflected in texts such as traditional sayings, idioms, proverbs, poetry and song lyrics
  • comparing a variety of texts relating to interactions in different Arabic-speaking regions, and analysing how aspects of the language used in varying social contexts reflect certain values and world views
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

Cultural interaction,  Arabic language

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