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

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Curriculum content descriptions

Analyse textual features of spoken, written and digital texts and consider how they shape meaning and influence responses

[Key concepts: cohesion, language features, register, tenor; Key processes: analysing, evaluating]


  • comparing language features of Spanish and English versions of different types of texts, such as riddles, weather reports, text messages or horoscopes, noting differences that may be culturally significant
  • examining language structures and features used for specific communicative effect, such as to persuade, amuse, sympathise, challenge, include or exclude
  • understanding textual elements that provide coherence at a whole text level, such as cohesive devices (sin, aunque, debido a, segĂșn, por otro lado), linked paragraphs, introductions and summaries, and sequencing of ideas
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
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