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Italian / Year 7 and 8 / Understanding / Language variation and change

Curriculum content descriptions

Analyse and understand the dynamic nature of the Italian language, and of languages in general (ACLITU112)

Elaborations
  • exploring the influence of technological change on the Italian language, such as:
    • the borrowing and adapting of technical terms, for example, cliccare, il mouse, la password, chattare
    • observing the changes to language when used in abbreviated forms in multimedia communications, for example, 6 = sei, x = per, + = più, - = meno, TVTB = ti voglio tanto bene, ke = che
    • understanding the influence of other cultures on Italian, for example, the use of borrowed words such as il make-up, il bebé, un tailleur, il wurstel, il krapfen
    • recognising that Italian is used in diverse communities and that it changes in response to local cultural contexts
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
ScOT terms

Language evolution,  Italian language

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