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Spanish / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Reflecting

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Notice while participating in intercultural activities that interaction involves culture as well as language

[Key concepts: norms, assumptions, values; Key processes: noting, reflecting, responding]


  • exploring Spanish language features that reflect and embody cultural values and practices, for example, regional differences in naming conventions, such as the use of apellidos
  • reading transcripts or viewing recordings of interactions between members of an extended family, and considering how respect, affection and family relationships are expressed in Spanish
  • observing live or recorded Spanish-language interactions in different contexts, and identifying what they find is confusing or surprising, for example, body language, exclamations, gestures, levels of politeness, and ways of requesting or thanking
  • developing language for describing personal reactions to intercultural experience, for example, No me gusta, estoy sorprendido de ver, me encanta, es maleducado, es cortés
  • considering how communicating in Spanish requires thinking about things differently from when communicating in English, for example, making a choice between tú/usted/vos involves thinking about social relations between people, while using ‘you’ does not
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
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