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

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Curriculum content descriptions

Use a range of textual conventions in spoken, written and multimodal texts, and understand how different scripts are used to convey meaning or effects

[Key concepts: text, mode, scripts; Key processes: composing, selecting, analysing, explaining]

 (ACLJAU033)

Elaborations
  • applying their understanding of the function of cohesive devices such as conjunctions to sequence and link ideas and actions, for example, verb form, だから、 しかし、 それに、 けれども
  • applying understanding of the textual features of different text types to construct simple narratives, messages, slogans or song lyrics, noticing how the choice of language and text structure works to achieve each text’s purpose
  • comparing language features of Japanese and English versions of familiar texts such as weather reports, phone conversations or text messages, for example, the use of abbreviations and emoticons, noting differences that appear to be culturally significant
  • using appropriate textual conventions to shape simple texts such as letters or menus, for example, introductions, linked paragraphs, summaries and sequencing strategies
  • analysing the function of different scripts in different types of texts, identifying examples of kanji used for nouns and verbs, katakana for borrowed words and hiragana for grammatical purposes
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
ScOT terms

Text types,  Language conventions,  Japanese language

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