Japanese / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Reflecting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Reflect on own identity, including their identity as a learner and user of Japanese, through connecting observations of experience over time

[Key concepts: identity, perspective, change; Key processes: reviewing, presenting, reflecting]

 (ACLJAC029)

Elaborations
  • assembling and presenting an autobiography, including references to key experiences and significant events, interests and family origins, and identifying elements that may need explaining to Japanese speakers, for example, そふは七十六さいです。1951(ねん)にイタリアからオ-ストラリアへ来ました。
  • identifying significant life events that are marked in Australia or Japan, for example, 七五三(しちごさん) birthdays, 18th/21st birthdays and 成人式(せいじんしき) or marriage, and considering how these provide insight into cultural values or traditions
  • considering the relationship between identity and language, with reference to the languages spoken by the students themselves, peers, and family or community members, including their own developing ability to communicate in Japanese
  • examining the impact of cultural stereotypes and expectations in relation to cultural identity and intercultural communication
  • considering whether their sense of identity changes when they use different languages
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

Critical thinking,  Personal identity,  Japanese language

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