Turkish / Year 5 and 6 / Communicating / Reflecting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Compare their experiences of moving between Turkish and English, identifying advantages and challenges in respect to being bilingual or multilingual

[Key concepts: identity, culture, communication, bilingualism; Key processes: reflecting, evaluating, comparing]


  • reflecting on the experience of being bilingual or multilingual, discussing the benefits of knowing more than one language and considering whether moving between languages affects their sense of identity
  • comparing family cultures, considering how their own upbringing has shaped their sense of identity, for example, how Turkish and Australian cultural influences are differently reflected in their daily lives, interests and social activities
  • reflecting on how interacting in Turkish feels different to interacting in English and identifying elements that feel culturally specific
  • considering how identity is expressed across languages and cultures, discussing the idea of belonging as expressed in different languages
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Turkish language

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