Modern Greek / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Reflecting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Share own experiences of communicating in Greek, recognising how it involves behaviours as well as words

[Key concepts: language, culture, difference; Key processes: noticing, comparing]

 (ACLMGC129)

Elaborations
  • identifying elements of Greek language and culture that feel different to own language and culture, including pronunciation of some sounds, gestures and facial expressions, for example, έτσι κι έτσι, μπα
  • discussing ways of communicating and their appropriateness in Greek and non-Greek contexts, for example, polite and impolite ways of indicating ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to an adult, the acceptable practice of using teachers’ first names, κυρία Άννα, κύριε Δημήτρη
  • describing to peers what they are confident about when using Greek, what they feel unsure of and what they most enjoy
  • experimenting with respectful gestures and titles, such as using titles κυρία, κύριε
  • discussing how Australian terms and expressions might be understood from a Greek perspective, for example, ‘bushwalking’, ‘kick a footy’ or ‘lamington’
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Greek language

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