Vietnamese / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Locate, analyse and compare information relating to topics of shared interest or other learning areas from a range of print, visual, digital and online sources

[Key concepts: representation, media, leisure; Key processes: analysing, comparing, connecting]


  • accessing diverse sources in a range of media, such as books, web pages, television programs, radio news items, interviews, reports, video clips or documentaries, to collate information about aspects of Vietnamese and Australian lifestyles, for example, schooling, leisure activities or preservation of natural environments
  • researching young people’s lifestyles across Vietnamese-speaking communities, comparing information from different cultural contexts to identify the impact of such factors as climate, customs, transport, economy or globalisation, for example, the influence of Korean pop culture on Vietnamese teenagers’ fashion and hairstyles, and their tastes in food, music and movies
  • using reading strategies to enhance understanding of texts, such as identifying and clarifying the meaning of key words or concepts, or distinguishing main points from supporting details
  • summarising, analysing and comparing information obtained from a range of sources, for example, information about Vietnam from a cookbook, a tourism website and a documentary such as Luke Nguyen in Vietnam or Hành Trình Xuyên Việt, selecting appropriate resources for research projects, and discussing and explaining the reasons for similarities and differences in the information obtained
  • comparing key points and supporting details from a range of texts about special occasions and ceremonies, and discussing culture-specific terms and representations
  • using concept maps, charts and tables to organise and analyse information
  • contributing to a shared class database or online library information that has been drawn from various sources, and classifying selected information according to topic, genre or level
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • 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
Cross-curriculum priorities
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