Chinese / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Locate and share with known audiences factual information about people, places and events from a range of oral texts

[Key concepts: time, place, number, audience, purpose; Key processes: summarising, synthesising]

 (ACLCHC083)

Elaborations
  • listening to or viewing public information texts such as weather forecasts and announcements, and identifying specific information and key words, for example, 点, 度,米, 公里,元/块
  • viewing audiovisual texts such as a cooking program and answering questions from classmates about the key steps and main ingredients, for example, ‘蚂蚁上树’没有蚂蚁。树是粉丝,蚂蚁是猪肉
  • obtaining the gist or specific information in spoken texts by focusing on familiar, predictable items in a flow of words, as well as features of voice, gesture and word choice, for example recognising the emotion and degree of enthusiasm or dislike expressed (for example, 我一点儿也不喜欢… compared to 我不喜欢…)
  • representing gathered information by restating key phrases and explaining reasons for actions and feelings, for example, 她很高兴, 因为…
  • preparing short presentations of data collected from various sources, including texts in English on familiar people, places and events (for example, 澳大利亚的总理, 澳洲旅游景点,我是澳大利亚人), and creating supporting visual images such as a timeline
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Informative texts,  Spoken texts,  Summarising,  Chinese languages

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