Spanish / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Reflecting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Consider how aspects of identity such as family background, age and interests impact on intercultural exchange

[Key concepts: self, profile; Key processes: noticing, reflecting, comparing]


  • identifying elements of identity that may be important across all cultures, for example, family, community, location, language, religion, age and gender
  • preparing a class profile for online exchange with Spanish-speaking students, selecting resources such as photos, captions or symbols to capture the diversity of cultural backgrounds, languages, interests and values represented in the class, and reflecting on what this profile shows about the nature of intercultural communication in Australia
  • sharing reactions to intercultural experiences associated with learning and using Spanish, considering whether own background, age and interests contribute to attitudes or beliefs that impact on the experience
  • identifying elements of their own and one another’s ways of communicating and behaving that may be unfamiliar to people from different contexts and cultures, for example, ways of expressing wishes, or rituals associated with school sports
  • considering if their sense of identity changes depending on the language they are using and what they are talking about
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
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
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Spanish language

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