Italian / Year 7 and 8 / Understanding / Role of language and culture

Curriculum content descriptions

Analyse the ways in which choices in everyday language use reflect cultural practices and values (ACLITU076)

Elaborations
  • understanding the significance of cultural concepts and how these relate to social conventions and are reflected in language use, for example, Salute! Cin Cin! Buon appetito!
  • observing the connection between some names and regional and family connections or religion
  • discussing culturally significant concepts encountered in texts (for example, Fare la passeggiata. Fare bella figura. Andare a trovare qualcuno) and making comparisons with Australian culture
  • analysing the meaning and use of proverbs and sayings (for example, l’abito non fa il monaco) and considering equivalents in English and other languages
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

Culture,  Italian language

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