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

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Analyse and experiment with the use and effect of figurative and evaluative expressions, colloquial forms, and other language features in texts (ACLCHU258)

  • identifying the appropriate context for using colloquial forms such as 多姿多彩; 恰恰相反; 来得快去得快; higher-order verbs such as 弥漫;using for 顺接; and adverbials, for example, 便是, 恰恰相反
  • experimenting with linguistic devices to enhance expression of emotions, for example, rhetorical questions, for example, 脸上的快乐,别人看得到。心里的痛苦又有谁能感到?
  • analysing the use of figurative language in literature, for example, 老舍《骆驼祥子》 中虎妞的一段话:“呕!不出臭汗去,心里痒痒。你个贱骨头!我给你炒下的菜,你不回来吃,绕世界胡塞去舒服?你别把我招翻了,我爸爸是光棍出身,我什么事都做的出来!明天你敢出去,我就上吊给你看,我说得出来,就行得出来!”
  • exploring examples of literary language and how grammatical features differ from everyday speech, for example, 鲁迅的小说和议论文
  • manipulating styles of language in communication to achieve certain effects, such as writing a journal with 语气词 such as and to make it more like a dialogue with the reader
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Figures of speech,  Chinese languages,  Colloquial language

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