Italian / Year 7 and 8 / Understanding / Systems of language

Curriculum content descriptions

Understand the features of common spoken, written and multimodal texts (ACLITU110)

  • understanding and using cohesive devices such as conjunctions (for example, e, ma, perché, anche, o, invece) to help sequence ideas and to link ideas and actions
  • listening to or reading simple Italian texts and recognising the conventions of particular text types, for example, postcard, letter, email, card, blog and conversations (face to face and phone)
  • analysing simple spoken, written and digital texts to identify different kinds of language use (such as personal, descriptive or informative) and ways to achieve textual cohesion, for example, use of fillers in spoken texts (insomma, beh, boh, allora)
  • talking about language features and word order using relevant metalanguage such as ‘verbs’, ‘adjectives’, ‘nouns’ and ‘pronouns’ (for example, know if this non/adjective singolare o plurale? Perché?), and comparing grammatical features in Italian and English
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Text types,  Cohesion (Language),  Italian language

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