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Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise how the context of interactions influences language choices (ACLCHU142)

Elaborations
  • addressing others appropriately, for example, using 王老师 with teacher, 张叔叔 with young adult males, nicknames with close relatives (欢欢表妹)
  • differentiating language use based on different functions, for example, making commands (过来!) or making requests (你可以过来一下吗?)
  • discussing differences in language use at home and at school, for example, comparing how to ask for permission to use a computer (老师,我可以用电脑吗? and 我就是要用电脑!)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
ScOT terms

Register (Language),  Chinese languages

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