Chinese / Year 5 and 6 / Understanding / Systems of language

Curriculum content descriptions

Discriminate between similar or related syllables and words by listening with attention to intonation, stress and phrasing (ACLCHU042)

Elaborations
  • recognising familiar language spoken by different voices
  • recognising and discriminating between homonyms in Chinese (for example, shì— and ), relying on contextual cues to assist understanding, and differentiating syllables with different tones, for example, shì () and shí ()
  • connecting the sound of spoken Chinese with the spelling and tone marks of Pinyin, for example, reading out words written in Pinyin with attention to Chinese pronunciation and tone; using Pinyin to record the sound of words or sentences encountered
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Listening,  Syllables,  Intonation,  Stress (Speech),  Chinese languages

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