Chinese / Foundation to Year 2 / Understanding / Language variation and change

Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise diversity in expressions and gestures used in everyday social interaction across cultures (ACLCHU126)

  • observe and participate in interactions with a range of participants, and discuss how different people use language in different ways, for example, a range of ways of greeting and farewelling
  • understanding that gestures can enhance communication but might be interpreted differently by different people
  • learning about etiquette in everyday social contexts, such as how to address adults, for example, 王阿姨好
  • comparing language use among family members (for example, with parents and siblings), and recognising different languages(e.g. Putonghua, a dialect or English) used for different participants, for example, 我跟爸爸妈妈说中文,跟哥哥说英文
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

Facial expressions,  Gestures,  Chinese languages

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