Modern Greek / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Reflecting

Curriculum content descriptions

Reflect on issues related to intercultural experiences, questioning preconceptions and generalisations, and taking responsibility for modifying language and behaviours

[Key concepts: understanding, intercultural experience; Key processes: communicating, observing, reflecting, responding]


  • reflecting on learning and using Greek, and communication misunderstandings and breakdowns, discussing repair and recovery strategies and insights gained
  • reflecting on gestures, intonation patterns and facial expressions that are different in Greek, and recognising how some could be adopted in other contexts and situations
  • exchanging correspondence online/digitally with peers in Greek-speaking communities and reflecting on differences and similarities in language use and conventions and cultural nuances
  • reflecting on and discussing ways of modifying own language and behaviours to communicate effectively with Greek speakers, for example, keeping a record of required modifications for intercultural experiences
  • sharing responsibility for modifying language and behaviours through providing feedback to other learners
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
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