Italian / Year 9 and 10 / Understanding / Language variation and change

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Curriculum content descriptions

Compare and contrast aspects of communication and the relationship among languages used in the ecology of languages in Australia, including Aboriginal languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages, Asian languages and world languages (ACLITU132)

  • analysing examples of Italian used in the Australian context (for example, by compiling a record of language observed in the community, noting the contexts or domains in which these occur), and comparing own observations with others’
  • discussing the choices made by bilingual users of language about which language to use when, and the influences on such choices
  • researching the changing nature of languages in contemporary Australia, and considering how it relates to issues such as migration
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Language evolution,  Multilingualism,  Italian language

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