Vietnamese / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Reflecting

Curriculum content descriptions

Reflect on how and why being a speaker of Vietnamese contributes to their sense of identity and is important to their Vietnamese cultural heritage

[Key concepts: cultural heritage, identity; Key processes: reflecting, explaining]


  • discussing how being bilingual allows them to present ‘self’ to others in particular ways, for example, as being ‘Vietnamese’, and recognising that identity includes culture as well as language
  • reflecting on the role of language in expressing identity, considering when, with whom and why different languages are used and reflecting on whether their own identity changes when they use different languages
  • explaining to others how the Vietnamese language is part of their identity, and reflecting on when, how and why they use Vietnamese
  • sharing views of what their understanding of Vietnamese culture ‘is’, and how it relates to language, identity and experience, using statements such as ‘My culture is …’, ‘Culture can …’
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Vietnamese language

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