French / Year 3 and 4 / Understanding / Language variation and change

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Curriculum content descriptions

Know that French is an important global language used by communities in many countries around the world and that it has connections with several other languages

[Key concepts: global language, culture, identity, communication; Key processes: collecting data, mapping, grouping]


  • knowing that French is spoken in many regions of the world (for example, le Québec, le Sénégal, le Maroc, la Suisse, le Monaco, la Nouvelle Calédonie), with different accents and dialects
  • understanding that French has close connections to other languages which have shared histories and many similar words, for example, English, French, Italian and Spanish (‘the bank’, la banque, la banca, el banco; ‘art’, l’art, l’arte, el arte)
  • identifying ways in which French language and culture influence the lives of Australians
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

French language,  Global language

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