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Korean / Year 7 and 8 / Understanding / Language variation and change

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Curriculum content descriptions

Explore how language use and communicative practices can influence people’s lives, thoughts andperceptions

[Key concepts: perceptions, influence; Key processes: mapping, distinguishing, comparing]


  • identifying examples of language use that show membership of aparticular social group, for example, slang, accents, jargon
  • observing how differently abbreviated forms inmultimedia and social media are accepted in Korean and English, for example, ‘ASAP’, ‘RSVP’, 쌤, 여친, 남친
  • examining the presence of Korean language and culture in theAustralian linguistic landscape (for example, signage, food, art and music, local newspapers, television or radio), andreflecting on how this is perceived by other cultural groups in Australia
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
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Attitudes,  Language usage,  Korean language



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