Turkish / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Reflecting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Notice and describe differences and similarities in ways of using language and interacting with people when communicating in Turkish and in English

[Key concepts: difference, similarity, respect, relationship; Key processes: observing, comparing, explaining]


  • explaining to each other why they prefer to use either Turkish or English in particular situations or with particular people
  • noticing similarities and differences in how they use Turkish in different contexts such as at home and in the classroom, for example, using less/more formal language
  • comparing how people speak or refer to other people in Turkish and English, such as to older relatives, classmates or teachers, for example, abla, ağabey, amca, teyze, öğretmenim
  • identifying Australian English terms and expressions that might be difficult to understand for newly arrived Turkish migrants, for example, ‘bushwalking’, ‘Good on you!’
  • comparing their impressions of aspects of children’s lives in different Turkish-speaking regions as represented in video clips, television programs and stories, for example, ways of playing games, preparing and eating food, telling stories or interacting at school, home or in the community
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

Turkish language

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