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Italian / Foundation to Year 2 / Understanding / Role of language and culture

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Curriculum content descriptions

Notice and reflect (mainly in English) on different cultural practices and the specific ways of using language in different cultures (ACLITU019)

Elaborations
  • observing through visual and audio-visual resources such as video clips and photos that members of Italian-speaking communities may do everyday things differently to themselves, for example, shaking hands, kissing on cheek, starting a meal with Buon appetito
  • responding to guiding questions through which they reflect on experiences, such as greeting and socialising with others, or discussing aspects of school routines or family life, for example, What do you think about this? How would it feel if you were there/doing that? How do you feel about …? Is it the same or different in Italy and Australia?
  • understanding that culture influences representations of sounds such as those made by animals, for example, bau bau (dog), pio pio (chicken), gru gru (pig)
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

Language usage,  Culture,  Italian language

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