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

Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise Chinese as a major community language in Australia and around the world, and understand that language use varies according to cultural background (ACLCHU127)

  • understanding that Chinese is used beyond their immediate and extended family
  • identifying countries and regions in the world where Chinese is used as a major language
  • recognising diversity within Chinese language, including significant regional languages spoken by family or others, such as Cantonese or Shanghainese
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Language usage,  Official languages,  Chinese languages

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