Italian / Year 3 and 4 / Understanding / Role of language and culture

Curriculum content descriptions

Compare and reflect on different cultural practices and the ways in which language use reflects culture-specific ideas (ACLITU038)

  • recognising similarities and differences between the meaning of signs and symbols in everyday life, for example, use of Roman numerals, male/female signs, street signs (Senso Unico and Zona Pedonale), currency
  • showing awareness that Italian language carries cultural ideas that have no equivalent in English language and Australian culture, for example, Buon onomastico
  • beginning to develop a metalanguage for talking about language
  • making connections and comparisons between questions and responses among members of the class, noting different perspectives
  • observing the connection between some names and regional and family connections or religion
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

Language usage,  Culture,  Italian language

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