Chinese / Year 9 and 10 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Compare features of prosody across languages and explore how they contribute to expression of meaning (ACLCHU255)

Elaborations
  • comparing how prosody is used to enhance the aesthetic features/uses of language in different texts such as poems and essays when read aloud
  • evaluating the effectiveness of prosody in diverse contexts, for example, analysing the relationship between use of voice and character types in movies and television dramas, such as how the matriarch or patriarch of the family in Chinese dramas often has a stern and intimidating voice
  • using prosody with effect when communicating with others, such as in formal presentations and debates, and in imaginative or dramatic performances, for example, 众所周知/显而易见/总而言之
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Speaking,  Metre (Poetry),  Chinese languages

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