Modern Greek / Year 9 and 10 / Understanding / Role of language and culture

Curriculum content descriptions

Understand that language, culture and communication are interrelated and shaped by each other, and recognise how this impacts on attitudes and beliefs

[Key concepts: culture, language, meaning, values and attitudes; Key processes: discussing, reflecting, comparing]


  • collecting examples of Greek in the local landscape, for example, in particular parts of the city such as marketplaces, exhibitions or cultural events, and discussing the influence and significance of Greek language and culture on the sustainability of communities in Australia today
  • reflecting on the impact of Greek migration on many other languages and cultures, for example, by conducting a classroom project on Greek ideas which have shaped and influenced the world
  • recognising the importance of learning and using different languages to access the cultural practices, values and beliefs of others
  • analysing and describing how language use and culture are interrelated and reflect and shape relationships, practices and attitudes across Greek-speaking communities
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Greek language

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