Korean / Year 5 and 6 / Understanding / Role of language and culture

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Curriculum content descriptions

Explore how beliefs and value systems are reflectedin everyday language use

[Key concepts: diversity, beliefs, attitudes; Key processes: examining connections,comparing, describing, reflecting]


  • understanding the significance of social conventions and culturalconcepts, for example, 잘 먹겠습니다, 잘 먹었습니다
  • reflecting on diverseinterpretations of everyday language use in Korean, for example, possible interpretations of such phrases as 어디 가요? and밥 먹었어요? as either greetings or genuine questions depending on the context
  • reflecting on and comparing culturally embedded meanings of equivalent proverbs inKorean and English, providing possible reasons for the differences in expression of the same meaning, for example, 식은 죽먹기 versus ‘piece of cake’
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Attitudes,  Beliefs,  Korean language

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