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

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Curriculum content descriptions

Analyse and compose different types of texts, considering issues such as coherence, cohesion, andthe relationship between textual conventions and audiences and contexts

[Key concepts: coherence, cohesion, textualconventions; Key processes: analysing, explaining, composing]


  • identifying how grammaticalchoices, words and images combine in a text to achieve particular intentions and effects (for example, using insteadof in an advertisement to make the target audience identify with the social group that would use the goods beingadvertised)
  • exploring and identifying basic cohesive devices in texts such as:
    • consistent use of the informal polite-style ending –어/아요 throughout texts of multiplesentences
    • agreement of honorific elements such as particles, words and suffixes in a sentence (for example, 선생님께꽃을 드려요; 할머니께서 주무세요; 저에게 말씀해 주세요; 그분은 누구세요?) and throughout the text
    • use of conjunctive adverbs, for example,그런데, 그래서, 그러면, 그렇지만, 하지만 and conjunctive suffixes (clausal connectives) such as –고, –어/아서, –(으)면
  • creating short texts, (print or digital), with a focus on textualcoherence and cohesion
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Text purpose,  Cohesion (Language),  Korean language

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