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French / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Convey information on selected topics using different modes of presentation to suit different audiences

[Key concepts: content, audience, mode; Key processes: selecting, designing, presenting]

 (ACLFRC113)

Elaborations
  • presenting information in different formats for different audiences, such as potential consumers or voters, matching language and structure to context and content, for example, digital images and catchy by-lines in advertisements, persuasive language in election speeches (C’est l’heure! Votez vert!)
  • explaining to others a procedure, game or practice, using simple language and supporting graphics, materials and gestures, for example, how to play la pétanque, cook an omelette, house-train a puppy, play an online game
  • creating a web page for young French travellers looking for work in Australia, indicating different regional employment possibilities and providing key points of information about each region, for example, les vendanges, au pair à la ferme, l’intérieur du pays, la côte
  • conveying information and ideas by aligning choice of language and text structure to topics and themes, for example, using emotive images and captions to highlight issues such as la faim or l’anti-discrimination, or rap rhythms and slogans to provoke reactions or to entertain
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Data representation,  French language,  Language modes

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