Vietnamese / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Reflecting

Curriculum content descriptions

Share opinions and ways of behaving when using Vietnamese in home and school contexts

[Key concepts: identity, membership; Key processes: identifying, comparing]


  • identifying the significance of particular gestures in Vietnamese-speaking contexts, noticing own level of comfort with these, for example, making or not making eye contact when talking to older people
  • discussing one another’s ways of communicating and their appropriateness in Vietnamese contexts, such as different ways of showing politeness, for example, when making requests (giùm, làm ơn), thanking someone (cảm ơn nhiều, cảm ơn), bending when passing people, folding arms and/or nodding while greeting people
  • sharing with peers what it is like to use Vietnamese, for example, when singing a song in class, speaking Vietnamese with friends or family members, and using gestures, such as bowing when they say Con chào ba mẹ. Cháu chào ông bà
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
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